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Elsie (Brooksher) McKinney
August 21, 1932 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Elsie Brooksher McKinney, 90, of Mt. Juliet, passed away on Friday September 9, 2022, at American House Assisted Living in Lebanon. Funeral services will be conducted Monday September 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Rogers-Sirten and Pastor Paul Gunn officiating. Interment will follow in the Bellwood Cemetery in Adams with Danny Bourne, Mike Fowler, Randy Brooksher, Bruce Brooksher, Randy Ghee, and Randy Jones serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Sirten, Tom Tom Sirten, Anthony Sirten, and Christopher Bailey. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. McKinney was born August 21, 1932, in Guthrie, KY to the late Joseph Morgan and Mary Myrtle Chandler Brooksher. She was the fifth of nine children, was raised in Adams, TN, and was a graduate of Jo Byrns High School Class of 1951. She married Morton C. McKinney on June 6, 1954. Mrs. McKinney retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Employment Security in 1990, after many years of faithful service. She loved working in her flower garden, was a member of Tusculum Hills Baptist Church, and was a member of Polio Hero’s. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings: J.W., Billy, Virginia, Irene, Dorothy, and Juanita.
Mrs. McKinney is survived by her son: Steven C. McKinney (Mike) of Mt. Juliet, by her sisters: Sue Dempsey of Murfreesboro and Inez Allen of Old Hickory, and by numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank American House Assisted Living and Memory Care Unit in Lebanon for their professional and loving care provided to Elsie in her last few months.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Easterseals of Tennessee for Polio Hero’s, 500 Wilson Pike Circle Suite 228 Brentwood, TN 3702
Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements