Bobbie Lynn McKinley, 73, beloved wife, cherished mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2017.


She was born October 2, 1943 in Little Rock to Robert Lynn and Mabel Ketchum Watson. She graduated from the School of Nursing at Arkansas Baptist Hospital and worked as a RN in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kansas. In addition, she proudly served her country as a RN in the United States Air Force. She spent the majority of her life as a homemaker, raising her family in Wichita, Kan.


She leaves her husband of 46 years, Larry, her brother, Larry (Connie) Watson of Wichita, Kan., her brother, Jerry Watson of Reno, Nev., her sister Marty (Glenn) Hirscheider of Lonoke, her children Janet Dickerson of Wichita, Kan., Michael (Christy) McKinley of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Beth (Marshall) Claunch of Nashville, Tenn., and seven grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at Northside Church of Christ, 4545 N. Meridian Ave, Wichita, Kan. Visitation one hour prior to service. Memorials may be designated in her memory to “Know Your Bible” at Northside Church of Christ, 4545 N. Meridian Ave, Wichita, KS 67204 or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.


Interment will be at Resthaven, Garden of Christus.