Neva Fay McKinnon 93, of Saint Joseph, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at Mosaic Life Care Hospital.

She was born March 27, 1926 in Gilman City, Missouri, daughter of the late Virgie and Harvey Terry. She attended Gallatin High School, and enjoyed going to the class reunions often. Neva worked at Missouri Methodist Medical Center, and Benders Home Health Care as a Nursing Assistant. She was very active in her church, and enjoyed cooking and caring for her neighbors at Westchester Village, and spending time with her loving family. She was a member of the Pony Express Riders Motorcycle Club in the 50-60's, and she was a current member of the Community Christian Church. Neva spent her life serving others, and had a warm caring soul that attracted the young and old.

Neva was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Harry McKinnon; daughters, Donna Kay Noland and Terry Ann Thompson; son in law, Ronald Thompson; brothers, Darrel, Leo and Cleo Terry; her twin sister, Reva May Sowards; and sisters, Austia, Blanche, Leona; former husbands, Ross Hampton and Bill Ramsay; and a grandson.

Survivors include: daughter, Mary Jo Siela, Saint Joseph; son in law, Howard Noland of Easton, Missouri; seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren; as well as numerous loving step children, step grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Community Christian Church, with Memorial Services following at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church, Pastor Brian Williams officiating.

Neva will be cremated under the care and direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

The Inurnment will be at a later date at the Scotland Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to the Community Christian Church.

Online condolence and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.