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“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I am a first cousin, daughter of Mabel Bazille Gill. My sister and I used to play with Brenda and Joan when they...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry Ann McGee (Gill) - Zachary, LA

“To Brenda and Family. Joan will be missed for her sweet smile and friendly ways. God now has a beautiful soul to add to his army of angels. My...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Helena Whitaker - Springfield, LA

“Adrian & Family,Please accept my condolences, for the loss of your sister. I feel your pain. May you have many memories to comfort you . I will keep...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara Richoux - Madisonville, LA

“Praying for you girls. Your mom was such a loving & caring lady. She left this earth to early. She's with family members & friend's. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Hawkins - Florence, MS

“Brenda, Cheryl, Anita and Lisa, So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was a very good friend to me when I worked with her all those years ago. I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mona Martin - Maurepas, LA

“You and Donald are finally together again. Love you always. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ernie Wilson - Springfield, LA

“My Condolences to you all. May God grant you the Peace you seek and provide you strength and comfort. Praying for you all.With Deepest Sympathy ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly (Bailey) Gallegos - TX

“Understanding your grief, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your memories give you comfort and may God's Love bring you Peace. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Beatrice (Bailey) Guynes - Cabot, AR

“So sorry for the loss of your Mother & Sister. May God bless each and everyone of you. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Triche - Ponchatoula, LA

“Eternal rest, grant unto her O Lordand let perpetual light shine upon her.May she rest in peace. Amen.May her soul and the souls of all the faithful...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Hooks - Holden, LA - Friend

“I will always remember her smile, her kind words, and her friendship. She could always make me laugh when I was down. I love her dearly. She will...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Sanders - holden, LA

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Joan B. McKinney passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017, in Pumpkin Center, Louisiana at the age of 71 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Thursday, January 10, 1946 in Springfield, Louisiana to the late Elizabeth Bazile Bailey and the late Lucien Bailey. She was a resident of Pumpkin Center, Louisiana. She was a member of the Amvets Post 68 Ladies Auxiliary.

Joan is survived by her daughters, Anita (Chris) Landry and Lisa (Mike) Morgan; brothers, Adrian Bailey and Roger Dale St. Cyr; sisters, Brenda Bailey, Marian Myers and Cheryl McKinney; granddaughters, Christina Ferree, Jessica Landry, Kaitlyn Landry, Kayla Morgan, and Klair Morgan; grandson, Christopher Landry; great-grandson, Aiden Landry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald McKinney; parents, Elizabeth Bazile Bailey and Lucien Bailey; brothers, Lucien "Bud" Bailey and Tommy Bailey; and sister, Brenda Chism.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Highway 22, Springfield, Louisiana 70462, on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 10:00 am. Visitation will be held in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana on Sunday, October 1, 2017, 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The visitation will continue in the chapel on Monday morning beginning at 8:00 am until 9:30 am followed by the funeral procession and Mass at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Springfield.

Interment will follow in Carter Cemetery, Springfield, Louisiana.

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