OBITUARY

Marilyn Emogene McKinney

13 January, 193429 April, 2021
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Marilyn Emogene McKinney, age 87, formerly of Baxley, GA and recently of Dayton, OH passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, April 29, 2021. She was born in Baxley, GA on January 13, 1934 to the late Aaron and Ida Mae Sellers. She loved God and family and, while her health permitted, she enjoyed serving in the local church, gardening, and cooking.

Her husband, the late Norman L. McKinney, served in the USAF and they both loved the opportunity to live and travel across the United States.

In addition to her parents and husband, Marilyn was also preceded in death by one son, Larry McKinney (Alycia) Orlando, FL; her brother (Harold) and sister (Anita).

She is survived by four children: Kathie (Phil), Dayton, OH; Keith (Lindy) Port St. John, FL; David (Freda) Dayton, OH; and Kevin (Traci) Orlando, FL. She is also survived by two brothers: Maxwell Sellers (Savannah, GA) and Dwight Sellers (Alma, GA). She was proud grandmother to Andy, Mark, Ben, Lauren, Patrick, Brandon, Chris, Elizabeth, Abigail, Hope, Luke and Aaron and great-grandmother to nine great grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Morton Whetstone Funeral Home in Vandalia, OH and Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Orlando, FL. Visitation will be held at the Baldwin Fairchild Chapel at Chapel Hill at 12:30pm followed by the funeral service at 1:30pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:30 PM with Rev, Danny Strickland officiating.

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death, sadness, crying or pain. All the old ways are gone.” Revelation 21:4 ICB

  • FAMILY

  • Kathie (Phil), Daughter
  • Keith (Lindy), Son
  • David (Freda), Son
  • Kevin (Traci), Son
  • Maxwell Sellers, Brother
  • Dwight Sellers, Brother
  • Andy, Mark, Ben, Lauren, Patrick, Brandon, Chris, Elizabeth, Abigail, Hope, Luke and Aaron, Grandchildren
  • Nine, Great Grandchildren

Services

  • A Gathering of Family & Friends

    Wednesday, 5 May , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, 5 May , 2021

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, 5 May , 2021

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Mark Mitchell

3 May 2021

One of the most loving person I ever knew, She was a Godly woman who loved her family, and her God! I am so glad I was blessed to have known her. Kathy,she will be missed but we will be together again. Keith, David, Kevin Your family made me fill part of your family. I love you all! Steve& Phoebe Mitchell

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