Toni M. McKinney 1950 ~ 2016 Toni Maria McKinney, age 66, formerly of Emmett, ID, recently of Eagle, ID, went home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2016. Toni passed away at home in her sleep of natural causes. Toni was born on January 13, 1950 at home in the coal camps in Helen, WV to the late Charles and Letah Gregory. One of eight children she was number 7 the baby daughter. She graduated from Sophia High School where she met her future husband of 29 years, the love of her life, Eugene R. Mckinney. They married in 1970. Toni was an active member of the VFW post 4000 where she enjoyed helping with cook offs and bake sales. She loved to crochet, camp, yard sale, collect chicken and rooster knickknacks, read and cook, always having room at the table for everyone. Toni volunteered at the schools as a teachers aid while her children were young. Then she went to work for Nampa State School and Hospital and BSU as a custodian. She retired in 1997 to take care of her sick husband. Toni is survived by her 2 daughters, Laura J. Scarberry of Milton, WV and Tonya M. McKinney of Eagle, ID; granddaughter, Isabella G. Scarberry of Milton, WV; sisters, Mary Ellen Davis of Mabscott, WV, Anabelle Stanley of Conyers, GA, Martha Todd of Covington GA; brothers, Anthony Gregory of Columbus, OH, Frank Gregory of Green Valley, AZ and Jeff Gregory of Shady Springs, WV as well as several nieces and nephews. Toni was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene R. Mckinney; her parents, Charles and Letah Gregory and sister, Dorris Clemons. Services will be Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett, Idaho. Burial will take place at the Emmett Cemetery at a later date. Condolences may be shared at www.potterchapel.com .
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