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I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneth me.


Marion Willingham McKenney is a Published Author and has been writing since 2005; she writes children's and adult books.

She was born in Dyersburg, TN and grew up in Ottawa and Peoria, IL.  Marion attended Roosevelt Junior High and graduated from Manual High School.

Graduated from Illinois Central College, E. Peoria, IL, with an Associate in Liberal Arts Degree.

Graduated from Bradley University with a BS in Elementary Education, a minor in English.

Marion Worked for CILCO (Central Illinois Light Company) as a secretary/receptionist after graduating from high school. She also worked at Caterpillar, Inc. for approximately seventeen years; where she had several clerical/secretarial jobs in the following departments:  Purchasing, Service Engineering, Service, Medical, Legal, and Compensation.

Owner of "AJC Quick Typing Service."

Worked as a Tupperware Consultant.

Worked as a "Leader" for Weight Watchers.

Became a "Mary Kay Consultant."

Became an Elementary School Teacher. 

Attributes her ability to write to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.