Roseline "Rose" McKinney

August 25, 1950 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 70)


Ms. Roseline "Rose" McKinney, 70, of Washington, DC, formerly of Fayetteville, NC, departed this life on May 17, 2021.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 12:00 noon at the Cape Fear Conference B, Headquarters Building, 10225 Fayetteville, Hwy., Raeford, NC 28376.

The family will receive visitors 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 7, 2021, at Wiseman Mortuary, 431 Cumberland Street, Fayetteville, NC. 28301.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents Silas Jesse and Doris Murchison McKinney, and her younger brother Troynell L. McKinney Reese.

Rose leaves to cherish her memory:  Sister DeLois McKinney, Wake Forest, NC; brother Jesse E. McKinney (Mary), Wake Forest, NC; Sister-in-law Sherri T. Reese, Gallatin, TN; her beloved Niece and Nephews:  Maisha McKinney, Norcross, GA; Reginald J. McKinney (Theresa), Villa Rica, GA; and Troynell L. McKinney Reese, II, Nashville, TN; Uncles Augustus Murchison and Junious D. Murchison, Raleigh, NC, Franklin Murchison (Stella), Spring Lake, NC; God daughters Dr. Tamera Brothers and Ms. Nikki Reed;  and a host of loving cousins, Shiloh Baptist Church family members, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Sorors, and friends.

Contributions can be made to the NCCU Foundation, Inc., to support the Rose McKinney Endowed Scholarship.  Please make checks payable  and mail to:  NCCU Foundation, Inc., 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham,  NC 27707, please write on the memo line "Rose McKinney Endowment".
For online giving, please visit and select the Rose McKinney Endowment on the drop down menu.

Friends and family can view the service virtually starting at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, June 8 using the links below.

Arrangements entrusted to Burthey Funeral Service, Durham, NC (919) 682-0237.


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June 7, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Wiseman Mortuary
431 Cumberland Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Funeral Service
June 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Cape Fear Conference B Headquarter
10225 Fayetteville Road
Raeford, NC 28376

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