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Dr. Betty McKinny

COE sadly announces the passing of beloved faculty member Dr. Betty McKinny on September 5, 2012. Betty spent the past seven years of her career in the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program, Department of Teaching and Learning.

Betty McKinny will be remembered as a loving and caring sister, favorite aunt, loyal and witty friend, and avid Georgia Southern University Eagles football fan. Her colleagues and students will remember her as a role model for effective teaching and will recall fondly her love of reading, her challenging but caring approach to education, and her bright and sparkling personality and sense of humor.

A Celebration of the Life of Betty Jean McKinny will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wildlife Education Center on the campus of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia. Her final resting place will be Klamath Falls, Oregon, alongside her parents. A graveside service will be held at a later date.  

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Betty Jean McKinny Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, P. O. Box 120, Statesboro, GA 30459.

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