Betty McKinney Gregorio MARION Betty McKinney Gregorio of Marion, a wonderful little lady, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 after a long struggle with cancer. Preceding her in death was her father, J.C. McKinney Sr.; mother, Margie McCall McKinney; and one brother, J.C. McKinney Jr. Betty was an employee of Coats America for 41 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marion for 60 years. Surviving is her husband, Charles Gregorio of the home. We would like to thank her special friends and family for their long, loyal support: Becky Wylie a friend for 60 years, Mary Huskins and Raymond Alexander, and also to her special cousins, Frank and Ezulia McCall and Nellie Sanders. To Dr. Nathan Williams and staff and Dr. Thomas Atkinson and staff, thank you for the caring way you treated Betty. You all are very special people. Thank you, Hospice of McDowell County. I can't tell you how much your help has meant to me. God Bless you! To the employees of O'Dear's Country Kitchen, we love you! To the two special people at K.G.'s Quick Stop, Mohsana Ghaleb and Basel Al-Quensh, thank you so very much! There will be a Memorial Service at Westmoreland Funeral Home Chapel, Monday, June 16, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Terry D. Childers officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of McDowell County, 575 Airport Road, Marion, NC 28752. Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Words of comfort may be shared at www. westmorelandfuneral home.com.