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Barbara Gay Merrifield McKinney

November 14, 1942 - March 13, 2017

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Barbara Gay Merrifield McKinney, 74, of Highland Springs, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017. She was born on November 14, 1942, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Barbara attended St. Patrick's High School in Iowa. She furthered her education at Clarke College and earned her bachelor's degree from Iowa State University. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New Kent, Va. Barbara retired from American Airlines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger McKinney. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Christopher McKinney; siblings, Dennis Merrifield, Mark Merrifield and Cathrine...

Barbara Gay Merrifield McKinney, 74, of Highland Springs, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017. She was born on November 14, 1942, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Barbara attended St. Patrick's High School in Iowa. She furthered her education at Clarke College and earned her bachelor's degree from Iowa State University. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New Kent, Va. Barbara retired from American Airlines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger McKinney. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Christopher McKinney; siblings, Dennis Merrifield, Mark Merrifield and Cathrine Petway; nephew, Morgan Davies Petway Jr.; nieces, Stacie Jakubec Fraser (Scott) and Morgan Mitchell (Adam); great-nephews, Corey Fraser, Justin Fraser and Colt Mitchell; and great-niece, Lyra Mitchell. The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 18, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 20, at 11 a.m., at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 8400 St Peters Ln., New Kent, Va. 23124, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.nelsencares.com.