Vera N. McKinney, GW
Vera was born on 24 November 1922 in Portage, Pennsylvania, to Jerome and Anna (George) McKinney. The family was associated with the Community Gospel Church. As a teenager, Vera was involved with Christian Endeavor, a Christian service organization. By 1950 Vera’s father had passed away, and Vera was living with her widowed mother and teenaged brother Robert. Vera worked as a seamstress in a sewing factory. She was the only one in the household that was employed. Vera died on 3 July 2016 and is buried with the other Gospel Workers in the Brooklyn Heights Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio. According to an obituary posted on Find-a-Grave, Vera was a member of the Gospel Worker Society, serving at the Union Gospel Press for nearly 60 years. That would put her entrance date around 1955.