Lynda L. McKinney

lynda mckinney

October 24, 1940 ~ October 6, 2015

Lynda L. McKinney, 74, of Lake Wales, FL formerly of Morrisonville, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:45 PM in her home with her family and relatives at her side.

She was born on October 24, 1940 in Taylorville, IL to John J. Gaynor and Eunice Shanks Gaynor. She married Joe McKinney in Taylorville on November 27th, 1963.

Lynda retired from Walmart in Taylorville in 2003. She graduated from Taylorville High School in 1958. She got to travel all over the world.

She is survived by her husband Joe of Lake Wales, FL; Daughter Lori (Michael) Breslin of Dresher, PA; Daughter Michelle Patterson of Decatur, IL; Son Michael McKinney of Bethalto, IL; 7 grand children, 4 Great Grandchildren; Twin Sister Synda Massett of Springfield, Sister Julie Emerson of Springfield and Nancy Lawrence of Edwardsville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, step father Merle Sims and step mother Ruth Gaynor and sister Joann Girard, brother John Gaynor and great grandson Malaki Simmons.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville with Rev. Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Cemetery in Palmer. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

  1. Light a Candle
  2. Light a Candle
  3. Light a Candle
  4. Light a Candle
  5. Light a Candle
  6. Light a Candle
  7. Light a Candle
  8. Light a Candle

Accessibility Tools