MCKINNEY, Gurtdean Burnell Gurtdean Burnell McKinney was born on October 18, 1935 in McNeil, AR and passed away on February 11, 2017 in Dallas, TX. Preceded in death by parents, Hutchinson Burnell and Birdia Buffington; son, Issac Wayne McKinney; brother, Marvin Buffington; and sister, Mae Frances Burnell. Survived by husband, Isaac (64 years); 2 sons and daughter-in-laws, Clinton Bearden and Cynthia Kaye, Melvin and Portia; 2 daughters, Carolyn Ann and Carla Marie; 2 grandsons, James Jerod Hill (Staci), Justin Kyle McKinney; 1 great grandson, Chaize Lohren Hill; 6 sister-in-laws, Lena Buffington, Verna Elliott, Mattie Moss, Eddie Mae McKinney, Mary McKinney, Cleo McKinney; 3 brother-in-laws, Bernice McKinney, Tommy McKinney, and Felton McKinney; 1 niece, Cassandra Green (Garry); 1 great nephew, Ilias Marvin and host of nieces and nephews; 1 godchild, Tamara Friar. Family will receive friends on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Restland Funeral Home. Service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11 AM at Bethany Baptist Church, 6710 Webster Street, Dallas, Texas, 75209. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association. Repast at Bethany Baptist Church.
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