Evelyn A. McKinney, 71 of Rockford, IL died at 12:35 pm Thursday September 29, 2016 in Rockford Memorial Hospital. \r\n\r\nShe was born February 21, 1945 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Delia Hare. Evelyn married Cecil McKinney in Rockford, IL on October 26, 1999. She is a member of Local 325 Teamster Retirees; she also enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her family. \r\n\r\nSurvivors include husband Cecil; daughter Shannon Taylor; son William K. (Mary) Blagg, Jr.; grandchildren Emily L. Taylor, Lindsey Robertson, Jessica Robertson, Ashley Robertson, Krystal Robertson; great grandchildren Swayzie McDonald, Coltin McKee; Step sons Randy, Curt, Chris McKinney; 4 step grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren; brothers Paul, Gary, Billy, Marvin, Ray Gene; sisters Beverly, Kathy, Mary, Ellen; numerous nieces and nephews. \r\nShe is predeceased by her parents and 2 brothers. \r\n\r\nFuneral ceremonies will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday October 5, 2016 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL with Pastor Jim Moore of Riverside Assembly of God officiating. Burial will be Sunset Memorial Gardens in Machesney Park, IL. \r\nA visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday.