Bettye Katherine McKinney was born November 7, 1935 in Tallahassee, Florida. She attended school in Tallahassee.
Bettye met and married Tommie G. McKinney while in Tallahassee. Tommie joined the military and they relocated in San Antonio, Texas.
While her husband continued his military career, Bettye remained in San Antonio and raised her sons.
Bettye was preceded in death by her mother Alfredna McQueen and her husband Tommie G. McKinney.
Bettye leaves to cherish her memory, her two sons George K. McKinney (Margaret) and Michael K. McKinney (Brenda) both of Schertz, Texas and a daughter Deborah Jackson Atlanta, Georgia. Grandchildren Shawn woods (LaToya) Cibolo, Texas, Brent McKinney Houston, Texas, Michael McKinny Arlington, Texas, LaKeisha Loggins Colorado Springs, Colorado., Jonathan McKinney San Antonio, Texas, Isaiah McKinney Tuscon, Arizona, and Brittany McKinneySan Antonio, Texas. And a host of greatgrandchildren, family and friends.