Elsie Cook McKinish

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Elsie Cook Smith McKinish, 100, of 237 Tryon Road, Rutherfordton, formerly of Kings Mountain, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Willow Ridge of North Carolina Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of the late Fred Smith and was also preceded in death by a son, George W. Smith, and Janice S. Johnson.
A member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was retired from the textile industry.
She is survived by grandchildren Carmen Smith Parker and husband, Paul, of Shelby, Brittany Smith and husband, Brandon Justice, of Shelby; great-grandchildren Vince Parker, Lane Parker and Tory Jan Parker.
Graveside service: Monday, 11 a.m. at Gaston Memorial Park.
Officiating:Dr. John Sloan
Visitation: Immediately following the service at the cemetery.
Interment: Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.
Memorials: Willow Ridge of North Carolina Nursing and Rehabilitation Center "Activities Department" 237 Tyron Road, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139.
Guest register: www.harrisfunerals.com
Arrangements: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain

Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 28, 2013