Mrs. Carol Marie Siders McKinley, resident of High Point, died on Friday, October 4, at Graybrier Nursing and Rehab Center in Trinity, NC.
Mrs. McKinley was born on December 25, 1929 in Pasadena, California, daughter of the late Robert Siders and Alma Marie Cameron Eden. She was employed for years as an office manager in the wholesale appliance industry in her home state of California.
Mrs. McKinley also enjoyed selling Amway products with her husband. She loved to travel and more importantly, she loved and enjoyed collecting teddy bears. Carol will be remembered as a loving mother by her daughters, sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mrs. McKinley is survived by her sons, Michael Gene McKinley of CA; Brian Allen McKinley (Patti Wilson) of CA; Daniel Lee McKinley of CA; daughters, Lynda Carol McClellan of CA; Shannon Marie McKinley (Wayne Brown) of High Point, NC; grandchildren, Michael Patterson, Crystal Patterson, Darren McKinley, Jason McClellan, Gregory McClellan, Steven McClellan, Jennifer Vidler, Gene McKinley, Kristopher McKinley, Ryan McKinley, Alison Baldridge, Katelyn Martinez-Chavez, Bobby Kimbrell, and Jessica Benton; and numerous great grandchildren.
Mrs. McKinley is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Dr. Gene McKinley, and her sister, Betty Siders Bird. She will be cherished as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Funeral services will be held at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at The Hillside Chapel. Pastor Eddie Cuen will officiate
Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale is assisting the family.
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