Thursday, January 15, 2009

Luerilla (Chambliss) McKenney

Luerilla McKenney, age 72, passed away Thursday, January 15, 2009, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Hospital. She was born in Enterprise, MS, on August 29, 1936, daughter of William and Rosetta (Nee: McClain) Chambliss.

Luerilla was a member of Greater St. Luke’s Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, William McKenney; six children, Ida Chambliss, Robert Johnson (Charmion), Douglas (Daphne) Harris, Brian McKenney (Lynn Lother), Willa Dent and Patricia Johnson (Cecil Jones); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; her mother, Rosetta Chambliss; two sisters, Irene King and Ida (Herbert) Watts; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her father, William Chambliss, and her brother, William Jr..

A Homegoing celebration will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Greater St. Luke’s Baptist Church, 1326 State St., with Reverend Jesse Summerall officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Cardiac and Dialysis staffs for their loving and compassionate care.

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