In memory of
Ila Beatrice McKinney
In memory of
Ila Beatrice McKinney
Ila Beatrice "Bea" McKinney, age 78, of Gardendale, Alabama passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020. Ila was born August 29, 1942. Bea owned and operated her day care, First Class Learning Center, for 16 years, where taking care of children at her day care was her passion. She loved gardening, watching the hummingbirds and quilting. Bea was preceded in death by her parents Lewis and Ila Taylor, sisters, Ester Ellen Taylor, Lela Mae Heaton and Marie Danford, and her brother, Lucius Taylor. Bea is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, James Charles McKinney; her son, Christopher D. McKinney and his wife Dahlia; her daughter, Theresa A. Rouse and her husband Tim; her granddaughter, Emily Nicole Rouse, and a sister, Tressie Faye Jones. Celebration of Life services will be held at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel on Saturday, September 19, 2020 with a time of visitation to begin at 1:00 PM; service at 2:30 PM followed by her burial in Calcedonia Cemetery on Sardis Road, Gardendale, AL. Rev. Jim Thompson officiating.
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Ridout's Gardendale Chapel
2029 Decatur Highway
Gardendale, AL 35071
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In memory of
Ila Beatrice McKinney
Ila Beatrice "Bea" McKinney, age 78, of Gardendale, Alabama passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020. Ila was born August 29, 1942. Bea owned and operated her day care, First Class Learning Center, for 16 years, where taking care of children at her day care was her passion. She loved gardening, watching the hummingbirds and quilting. Bea was preceded in death by her parents Lewis and Ila Taylor, sisters, Ester Ellen Taylor, Lela Mae Heaton and Marie Danford, and her brother, Lucius Taylor. Bea is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, James Charles McKinney; her son, Christopher D. McKinney and his wife Dahlia; her daughter, Theresa A. Rouse and her husband Tim; her granddaughter, Emily Nicole Rouse, and a sister, Tressie Faye Jones. Celebration of Life services will be held at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel on Saturday, September 19, 2020 with a time of visitation to begin at 1:00 PM; service at 2:30 PM followed by her burial in Calcedonia Cemetery on Sardis Road, Gardendale, AL. Rev. Jim Thompson officiating.
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Services Provided By
Ridout's Gardendale Chapel
2029 Decatur Highway
Gardendale, AL 35071
Past Services ╲╱
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