Margie McKenzie

Published 12:34 pm Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Margie Nelleen McKenzie, 72, a resident of Franklinton, passed away on Sept. 15, 2018.

She is survived by a loving husband, Alonzo McKenzie; a daughter whom she cherished, Angela Callender (Casey); four grandchildren, Amber Hyatt Killingsworth, Macey Thomas (Gage), Cody Stringer and Courtney Magee (Chris); six great-grandchildren, Waylon, Mason, Shelbylyn, Justin, Jaelin and Tristan, all of whom she loved dearly; siblings, including Ann Jenkins, Nell Jenkins (Otis), Kendall Smith (Janie) and Edward Barber. Also, a brother-in-law, Joe McKenzie (Ellen); sisters-in-law, Eva Bigel and Pauline Eragus; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dewitt Smith; mother, Lillie Creel; siblings, Sue Green, Ruthy Magee and Lucy Barber; and a dearly missed son, Wendell Stringer; a great-granddaughter, Chaselyn Stringer; a sister-in-law, Minnie Cardona; and brothers-in-laws, Jessie, Oscar, Gilbert, Rena, Arthur, Gonzola and Homer McKenzie.

Nelleen was an extraordinary woman who loved her family and friends dearly. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be greatly missed by all.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. at Hayes Creek Baptist Church, located at 29028 White Hayes Creek Road in Franklinton.