Emily A. Lane McKinney, 70, of Connersville, passed away on January 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her children. Emily was born on August 12, 1950 and is the daughter David Lane Jr. and Clara A. Levi Lane. Emily was a graduate of Connersville High School Class of 1968.
On April 17, 1971, she married the love of her life, Ronnie Lee McKinney. They were blessed with three children and nearly 41 years of marriage until he passed away on March 4, 2012.
She was a lifetime member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church and also a member of the AMVETS Auxiliary and the Eagles in Connersville. She had worked at MS Plastics in her earlier years and later went on to Philco Ford where she eventually retired in 2007 after 36 years of service.
She had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel, ride roller coasters, and go bowling. She also enjoyed canning veggies, working in her yard, and cross-stitching baby blankets for any new babies. She never missed any activities or events with her grandchildren if her health allowed.
Emily will be greatly missed by her daughter, Nikki Noah; a son, Ryan McKinney; a brother, Kenneth Lane; a sister, Patricia Raham; six grandchildren, Kayla Noah, Spencer Noah, Connor Noah, Zander Noah, Diesel McKinney, and ShiAnn Darnell, along with a great grandson, Sawyer Beheler, and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and husband, Ronnie, Emily was preceded in death by a son, Eric McKinney, and a brother, Walter Lane.
Visitation for Emily will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W. 8th St, Connersville. The funeral service will be on Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00am at the funeral home, with Father Dustin Boehm officiating. A graveside service will follow in Lick Creek cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.