by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:53 pm
Funeral services for Herschel McKinzie will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral with Reverend Louis Pearce officiating. Interment will follow at Bythania Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. He entered into rest on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Herschel McKinzie was a native of Swainsboro, born to the late George B. McKinzie and Mattie Harrell McKinzie. He moved to Florida in 1960 and was a graduate from Dixie Hollins High School in Saint Petersburg. McKinzie entered a career with F.W. Woolworth Company and married his wife of 53 years, Marilyn McKinzie. He returned to Swainsboro in 1984.
Survivors include his wife Marilyn; two sons, Frank (Mikki) McKinzie of Swainsboro and Ken (Jennifer) McKinzie of Evans, GA; two daughters, Denise (Bobby) Lewis of Swainsboro and Kim (Billy) Farrow of Waynesboro; two brothers, Clifford (Ruth) McKenzie of Swainsboro and Herman (Janet) McKenzie of Saint Petersburg; grandchildren, Christopher, Robert, Nicole, Alexis, Melina, Mattie, Hartley, Maycie, Archie, Benjamin, Elijah, and Jacob; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ray McKenzie, Robert McKenzie, Ricky Robertson, Andy Coxwell, Larry Gladin, Greg Gladin, Roy Jones, and Alfred Berkman.
Tomlinson Funeral Home of Swainsboro, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.