Martha M. McKinley, 81

August 05, 2007

FEB. 22, 1926-AUG. 4, 2007

Martha Melcora McKinley, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at the Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 22, 1926, in Williamsport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Otho V. and Eva C. Shroyer Delawter.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, William Edward McKinley, April 23, 1999.

She was formerly employed with D & P Coin-Op.

She was a member of Paramount Baptist Church.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Wednesday Morning Bowling League and the Washington County Homemakers.

She is survived by two daughters, Judith M. Papoutsis and husband, Andrew, of Waynesboro, Pa., and Kathy M. Griffith and husband, Steven, of Marina del Rey, Calif.; two sons, William B. McKinley and wife, Kathy A., of Williamsport, Md., and Donald Lee McKinley and wife, Sheila, of Clinton, Iowa; three sisters, Marie Gaylor of Williamsport, Reba Spickler of Halfway, Md., and Margaret Delawter of Bethesda, Md.; two brothers, Jack Delawter of Hagerstown, and Dr. Dewitt Delawter of Rockville, Md.; seven grandchildren, Alan G. Downs, Karen Humbertson, Stacey Miele, William D. McKinley, Donald M. McKinley, Julie M. Burkett and David P. McKinley; and nine great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Evolyn Rauth; and three brothers, Woodrow Delawter, Otho Delawter and Byron Delawter.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Paramount Baptist Church, 13234 Marsh Pike, Hagerstown. The Rev. Dr. Larry Rickard will officiate. Burial will be Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends on Monday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Union Rescue Mission Inc., 124 N. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740

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