Rhoda Lea McKinney, 84, of Elk Park, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at her home.

She was born on December 10, 1933 in Carter Co. County, Tennessee, a daughter of Jacob Guinn and Blanche Arnett Guinn. Rhoda was a member of the Little Freewill Baptist Church and enjoyed working in her yard and garden. She loved to work on her wood pile.
She was preceded in death by her Father, Jacob Guinn; Mother, Blanche Guinn; Sisters. Sarah Whitehead, Myrtle Elliott; Brothers; George Guinn, and Otis Guinn
Rhoda leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Husband of 62 years, J.D.McKinney of Elk Park, NC; Children; Jessie McKinney, Jerry McKinney, Kay (Roy) Erwin, Brian (Buffy) McKinney, Regina (Wayne) Erwin and Susie (Josh) Erwin
Siblings: Mae Pate, Dorothy Forbes, and Tommy Guinn.
Grandchildren; Aaron Zipp, Matthew McKinney, Renee Havron, Randall Harrald, Jacob Erwin, Derrick McKinney, James McKinney, Marie Erwin, Johnny McKinney, Tommy McKinney, Mary Erwin and Cody McKinney; Eight great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter
Services for Rhoda Lea McKinney will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Grandfather Chapel of the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Sheppard officiating. Interment will follow in the Winters Cemetery. The family will receive friends from beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home
The family would like to thank the staff of Medi Home Hospice for the care they provided to Rhoda, and request that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Medi Home Hospice PO Box 1357 Newland, NC 28657.
Words of Comfort and Memories may be shared with the McKinney family by visiting our website www.rsfh.net
The care of Rhoda and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
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