Mary Virginia McKinney

Mary Virginia McKinney, 84, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Mary Virginia was retired from GEM INC. in Byhalia, were she was employed for over 47 years. She was a member of Emory Independent Methodist Church in Watson.

Mary Virginia is survived by her son Paul and a daughter- in-law, Linda; a grandson, Boyce; a granddaughter, Sonni; a sister, Hartsell Ruth Conway of Southaven.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; her father and mother, Hartsell and Mary Lee Sheffield.

The family received guests on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with service immediately following  at 2 p.m. at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St., Olive Branch.

Interment followed at Fountainhead Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to Marshall Academy, 100 Academy Dr., Holly Springs, MS 38635, or Fountainhead Cemetery Fund, 2901 Red Banks Road S.,  Byhalia, MS 38611. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Holly Springs South Reporter

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Holly Springs, MS 38635
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