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Crystal McKinnie Gresham

January 28, 1985 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 35)


Crystal McKinnie Gresham, of Chipley, Florida, transitioned to eternal life on July 29, 2020 in Chipley, Florida.  She was 35 years old.

 Crystal was born on Jan 28, 1985 in Pensacola, Florida to Tanisha Gresham and Alvin McKinnie.  She lived in Germany, Texas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and she then made Chipley Florida her home for the last 15 years. She attended Commerce High School and the Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, Florida. She attended the House of Prayer Worship Center of Chipley, Florida. Crystal was an bible scholar with a passion of caring for the sick and shut in.  She would visit the local nursing home and had the gift of decorating.  She loved doing surprise birthday parties to make others happy. 

She leaves to mourn her passing her parents: Tanisha Gresham of Clearwater, Florida and Alvin McKinnie of Chipley, Florida. Brother:  Warren Williams of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; two sisters: Chessia Murph (Jakie) of Dothan, Alabama and Shamiya Ware (Tyrone) of Chipley, Florida; five nieces: Ashiya Hardick, Monae Baker, Tyasha Ware, Krystal Miller, and Abigail Baker; nine nephews: Chrisshaud Miller, Joel Echos, Patrick Banda, Malika Banda, Jakaden Miles, Kevon Hinds, Roan Brown, Jeremiah Baker, and Tj Ware, beloved grandmother: Betty Ruth McKinnie of Chipley, Florida; seven aunts:  Taqua and Rawanda Gresham, Patricia Cromartie, Juanita Finney (Alfred), Helen Johnson, Debra McGhee, Theresa Mallory (Vernon) and Barbara Mallory; four uncles: Albert McKinnie, Pastor Anthony B. McKinnie (Theresa), Eric Bowers, and Earl Mingo; cousin/ godmother:  Mae Helen Carswell-Davis; along with a host of other relatives and friends in Chipley and surrounding areas.

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Public Viewing (Walk Through Only)
August 3, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
1220 Church Ave
Chipley, FL 32428

Celebration of Life
August 4, 2020

3:00 PM
St. Joseph Cemetery
Monoroe Sheffield Road
Chipley, FL 32428

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