Elizabeth Ann McKinley
Sunday 25th of September 1966 - Friday 19th of June 2020
Elizabeth Ann McKinley, 53, joined her Heavenly Father in the early morning of Friday, June 19, 2020. Ann was born on September 25, 1966 in Louisville, KY to Herman and Betty (Miller) Hardesty of Lexington, KY.
She graduated from Lafayette HS and Eastern Kentucky University. Ann was married on June 18, 1988 to James “JimBo” McKinley and together they celebrated 32 years. Ann was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she was the current Director of Calvary Baptist PDO program, where she taught Pre-K for 27 years. She was also a former manager for Tupperware International. She loved scrapbooking, making cards, gardening, helping others, and mission trips with her church.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, JimBo McKinley; sons, Michael (Jasmine) Olivia Ann, Mason James, Thomas (Payton Schmidt), and Christopher; sister, Jeannie (Rick) Newman; nieces, Sarah (Anthony) Weidner Deijah, Charlotte, Rebekah (Adam) Shelley, Esther, Luke, and Hannah Newman; brother, Rob (Tanya) Hardesty, Sam, and sister-in-law to Steve (Jodie) McKinley, Katie (Chaz) Strubbe, Pierce, Sawyer, Easton, Karie (Eric) Davenport Avery, Ronan, Remi, Karyn (Tyler Ison) McKinley, and daughter-in-law to Marilyn (Kenneth) Caudell.
Milward Funeral Directors are entrusted with Mrs. McKinley’s arrangements. A service will be observed by the family at a future date to celebrate Ann’s life.
In honor of her legacy Ann’s Family suggest memorial contributions be directed to Calvary Baptist Church (Christmas Project) and the American Cancer Society (Relay for Life).
To share a remembrance of Ann or offer condolences to her family, please visit milwardfuneral.com
JimBo, I am so saddened to hear about the passing of Ann. Lot of good memories of Ann. Her beautiful smile and love she showed to others will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Praying that you will feel the peace that God will give you at this difficult time. Dorothy and Charlie Wilson
Beth Ann Hall-Gauthiersays
Jimbo I am so very sorry for your loss. I knew Ann’s heart was larger than life and her faith ran deep . Her love for her family was infinite . My prayers are with you and your family during this time. Know that you all are loved and prayers for comfort.
Ann will be dearly missed by all who’ve known her. She truly handled with care so many children at Calvary Baptist Church. God bless her family.
I am totally blown away! 💋💋💋
Ann was a wonderful lady I had the pleasure of going to college atCampbellsville We participated in clowning together and had lots of fun that My most precious time was spent sharing recipes and garden chat on FB together She was very inspiring and her love for children and her Lord was amazing RIP my friend
Loved Ann from our time at Gardenside. She was always so wonderful with the children and helped take good care of mine as well as being a good friend. Thankful to have known her and will continue to pray for Jimbo and the family.