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10/10/2018 12:36:00 PM
Velma McKinnon
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Velma McKinnon, 69, of Edinburg, passed away surrounded by her family on October 8, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital.

Velma was born on October 15, 1948 in Springfield Ill., the daughter of George and Edna (Green) Heissinger. She married her husband Gary on January 27, 1967. He survives.

She worked in data entry for the state of Illinois, but her true passion was her great-grandson Hunter. He was the light of her life.

Velma was preceded in death by her parents; brothers George L. and Jack Heissinger; and a sister Florence McCombs.

She is survived by her husband; daughter Mary of Chatham; son Michael (Marla) of Edinburg; granddaughter, Samantha Harp of Springfield; and great-grandson Hunter LyBarger of Springfield.

Visitation will be held at Wilson Park Funeral Home 109 E. Washington St. Edinburg, IL 62531 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday October 11, 2018.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday October 12, 2018 at 11am at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Edinburg Cemetery. Pastor Aaron McCombs will be officiating.  

Wilson Park Funeral Home 109 E. Washington St. Edinburg, IL 62531 is in

charge of arrangements. Visit their online obituary at

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