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Karen (Cravens) Kinnaird

December 30, 1947 ~ May 16, 2019 (age 71)

Karen Kinnaird, of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was 71.

Born on December 30, 1947, in Danville, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Willie “Bill” Cecil and Sylvia June Grider Cravens. Karen was a social worker through the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church, where she was also a former choir member. Karen loved her family.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Kinnaird, who she wed on August 3, 1968; a son, Kevin Kinnaird of Liberty; a sister, Sharon (Jerry) Pierce of Liberty; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Karen is preceded in death by two brothers, James Lowell Cravens and Daniel J. Cravens.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Clark Durham officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Pierce, Chad Taylor, John Riggins, Byron Cravens, Cecil Sparks and Phillip Kinnaird.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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