Linda Lou McKinnieOctober 17th, 2020 | Paid Obituary
Linda Lou McKinnie of De Kalb, Texas passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She was 80. Linda was born September 18, 1940 in De Kalb, Texas (Spring Hill Community) to Alvin J. and Wilma Haddock McIntosh. She was a retired Meat Market Assistant and a member of Austin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. "Brute" McKinnie; four brothers; and two sisters. She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Taylor and Lea Anna McKinnie of De Kalb, Texas and Stan McKinnie of De Kalb, Texas; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Butch and Becky McIntosh of De Kalb, Texas and Dan and Leona McIntosh of New Boston, Texas; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Kathy McKinnie of Texarkana, Texas; three grandchildren, Madison and Garrison McKinnie of De Kalb, Texas and Jessica Smith of Ashdown, Arkansas; one great grandchild, Dayce Smith of Ashdown, Arkansas; and numerous other family members and friends. Graveside services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Woodmen Cemetery Pavilion in De Kalb, Texas with Robby Bates and Rev. Rod Jackson officiating. Mrs. McKinnie will lie in state 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.