Hazel Mae McKinley PDF Print
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 08:42

Hazel Mae McKinley, 85 of Franklin, TN formerly of Bowling Green went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:35 a.m. She was born August 19, 1927 in Albany, KY. She was a daughter of the late Curtis Shelton and Belva Guffy Shelton. She was raised in Albany and on March 12, 1950 she married Virgil Ray McKinley in Georgia. They were married 49 years until his passing in 1999She was employed most of her life as a seamstress and tailor. Her most satisfying accomplishment was making wedding gowns and astronaut’s flight suits at NASA, in Houston, Texas. She loved sewing, gardening, cooking and canning. She was a member of Living Hope Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Belinda McKinley Norwood and husband Ben of Franklin, Tennessee; a son, John McKinley and wife Tina of Shore Acres, Texas; two granddaughters, Sarah and Kathryn McKinley; a sister, Bonnie Hill of Pasadena, Texas.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Emerine Mills and a brother, Donald Shelton.

Funeral services for Hazel Mae McKinley will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home


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