Kathy McKown was a faithful and dedicated friend to Sullivan County Genealogy.
She contributed extensive records to our archives in the hope that it would help those seeking their ancestors.
She will be sorely missed by the genealogical community.
Thank you, Kathy for your hours of dedicated research.
Sara Kathryn “Kathy” Bowling McKown 61, of Tucson, AZ., formerly of Huntington, WV., died Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at her residence. Graveside funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2002 at Ridgelawn Memorial Park’s Mausoleum by the Rev. Paul Rice. Burial will follow. Kathy was born December 10, 1941 in Huntington, WV a daughter of the late Charles R. and Lavonia Bowles Bowling. She was a retired RN previously with Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington and a health care facilities inspector specialist with the state of Arizona and a member of the V.F.W. post 1064 ladies Auxiliary. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tommie W. McKown; two brothers, George Elbert “Budd” Bowling, and Richard Lewis “Dick” Bowling, one sister, Margaret “Eloise” Bowling. Survivors include one brother and a sister-in-law, Charles R. and Audrey Bowling of Proctorville, OH, and one sister, Billie Jean Ferris of Castile, NY, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Friends may call at Ridgelawn Memorial Park after 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2002. Chapman’s Mortuary Huntington is in charge of arrangements.