Adeline C. McKinney (Pickett) was born to the union of the late Jesse and Rose Hill McKinney on October 24, 1951 in Elizabeth, NJ. She was one of five children.
Adeline was educated in the Elizabeth Public School system. She graduated Battin High School in 1970.
Adeline was employed for a number of years by Tonka Toys before she began work at White Castle, where she worked for over 25 years. Adeline retired from White Castle in 2016.
Adeline was a long- time member of Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church, which she joined under the pastorage of Reverend Mathew A. Zimmerman. She served on the MAZ choir where she held office of secretary in her earlier years. She was currently a member of the RPM choir. Adeline loved the church and her church family.
Adeline went home to be with the Lord February 4, 2021.
Adeline leaves to cherish loving memories 4 Sisters, Yvonne Douglas, Mary Carter, Doris McKinney and Stephanie McKinney; 2 nieces; Tiesha McKinney and Keisha Wiliiams, 4 nephews; Jerod McKinney, Al-Zamar McKinney, Vernon Douglas and Robert Douglas, and a host of great nieces, nephews and cousins.
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