Barbara B. McKinney (1924-2016) died July 14 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. She was the daughter of Manly B. Brown and Evelyn H. Brown, widow of Egon C. Powell, William E. Davis, and Stuart B. McKinney, beloved mother of Patricia HP Beeman (Mrs. Richard E.), Manly B. "Mike" Powell, and Constance P. Lincoln (Mrs. G.Russell), adored grandmother of Bowman S. Beeman, C. Hadley Beeman, Charles Q. "Chaun" Powell, Skylor S. Powell, James D. Lincoln, Brinton C. Lincoln, Christopher W. "Chase" Horsburgh, and Samuel P. Lincoln, and had eleven great grandchildren.
Barbara graduated from Hathaway Brown School and Bradford Junior College, attended the University of Arizona and returned to Cleveland with her husband, Egon "Tex" Powell, living in Shaker Heights and Pepper Pike. She became a prominent realtor and managing broker of the A.B. Smythe co., Hayden Miller Realtors, and Smythe Cramer Co. She served with the Junior League and the Society for the Blind, and was member of Christ Episcopal Church and the Mayfield Country Club. She was an active competitive bridge player, travelled widely, and was a longtime resident of Cleveland and Stuart, Florida.
The family requests no flowers, but memorial gifts may be given to Hathaway Brown School, the Cleveland Sight Center or the South Franklin Hospice. A Memorial Service is planned for Thursday, September 15 at 4:30 PM at St. Christopher's by the River.