Gayle Annette McKinney

ADRIAN-Gayle Annette McKinney, age 82, of Adrian, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Hampton Manor in Adrian. She was born February 5, 1940, in Sylvania, Ohio to George and DeEtta (Osborne) Clugston.  On July 26, 1958, she married Gilbert McKinney in Adrian and he preceded her in death on December 5, 2020.  She had been employed by GM Powertrain in Toledo, for 30 years, retiring in 1996.  Gayle enjoyed sewing, crocheting, baking, trips to the casino, fishing with her husband, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Moose and the UAW Retirees.


Gayle is survived by her children, Gary Lee McKinney of Adrian, Gerri (Gary) Johnson of Springhill, Tennessee, and Gordon (Mary) McKinney of Adrian; nine grandchildren, Alisha (Ray), Amanda (Jon), Aleah (Kenny), Pamela (Robert), Christie (Bryan), Amber (Kyle), Ashley (Colby), Daryl (Joni), and Crystal (Justin); 12 great-grandchildren, Ethan, Jackson, Christian, Kaylee, Lane, Paisley, RaeLyn, Ashton, Ethan, Jillian, Eli, and Colt. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Linda Eno; half-sister, Kathryn (Guy) VanHoosear; two nieces, Gay Lee VanHoosear and Michelle Reid; and nephew, Gregory Eno.


Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, with Pastor Greg Burdine officiating.  Burial will be at Lenawee County Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.


You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.