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Garland Louis McKinney

November 4, 1959 ~ August 5, 2020 (age 60)

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Garland Louis McKinney was born to James E. and Ernestine McKinney on November 4, 1959. Garland professed his life to Christ at an early age and was baptized by the late Rev. O.T. Arnold of the New Hope Baptist Church. Garland attended and graduated from Lyndon Baines Johnson high school where he was an excellent football and basketball player. Garland loved sports and watching his favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys; win or lose they were always his favorite. Garland departed this life on August 5, 2020.

He united in marriage to Rosalind “Jeanette” Womack and to this union three children were born, Garland Kareem, Calandre and Andrienne “Celeste”.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Glenn Black, niece Ursula Black, and one great niece Vanessa McDonald.

He leaves to cherish his memory his son Garland Kareem (DeDe); his two daughters Calandre, and Andrienne; seven grandchildren, Garland Kareem Jr, Crystal, Careem, Amyra, Keianna, Cedric and Airianna; two brothers Michael and Andre McKinney; two sisters Donna (Nathaniel) McRae, and Carol (Thomas) Scales; one Aunt Vickie Turner of Cincinnati Ohio and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 15, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

Graveside Service
Sunday
August 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery
3304 E 12th Street
Austin, TX 78721

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