Betty Lou McKinney, 71, of Bud Mountain, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. 

Born September 27, 1951, at Pinnacle Creek, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester. 

Betty was a homemaker. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Eugene Clacey McKinney; three sisters, Yvonne Skidmore, Alice Whitt, and Willa Lester; three brothers, Buddy Lester, Earl Lester, and Sonny Lester; and one step daughter, Donna Copely.  

Those left to cherish her memory include her two children, Vicky (Goode) Raye and her husband, George of Bud and Leonard Goode (Junior) of Bud Mountain; step children, Janell Rosenbaum and Johnny McKinney; three sisters, Charlene Hensley, Mary Burks and her husband, Everette, and Pauline Miller and her husband, Doc; one grandson, Corey Goode; one granddaughter, Savannah Raye; and one great grandson, Alex Stewart. 

Services will be 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 10, 2023 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens. Burial will follow in the Leonard Good Memorial Cemetery, Bud Mountain. 

Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. 

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The family of Betty McKinney is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.