Burial Date: August 7, 2020
Thursday, August 6th, 2020
Friday, August 7th, 2020
Clover Church Church Cemetery
On July 31, 2020 Minister John Thomas McKinnie transitioned peacefully to his heavenly home after a lengthy illness at his home.
Minister John Thomas (T) McKinnie was born September 29, 1946 to the late Mrs. Lucille Smith. He was one of twelve children, ten preceded him in death.
Minister McKinnie was educated in the Hardeman County School system. He was employed by several companies where he worked faithfully until his health failed.
On February 16, 1968 he married his caring and devoted wife of 52 years, to God be the be the glory. During this union four children was born, one daughter, Vivian McKinnie of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Bruce McKinnie of Toone, TN, Jonathan McKinnie of Austin, Texas, John Ross McKinnie of Toone, TN.
Minister John McKinnie had a passion for the word of God. He would read and study God’s word daily, so he would know how to please God. He strictly believed that holiness is the only way of life and it was imperative to be holy.
He was a faithful member of Toone Pentecostal Church of God In Christ where he served as Church minister.
Minister McKinnie leaves to cherish His memory his loving wife: Ida Frances McKinnie; daughter: Vivian McKinnie, Delanda Beard, Lecarrus Theus; sons: Bruce McKinnie, Wesley Lucas, Jonathan McKinnie, John Ross McKinnie; a sister: Christine (Roosevelt) Irby of South Bend, Indiana; four sisters and three brothers, eighteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and the Toone Pentecostal family who will miss him dearly.