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Jesse McKinnon

January 11, 1948 ~ June 13, 2019 (age 71)


Jesse McKinnon, age 71, of Uvalda, Georgia passed away on Thursday June 13, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Savannah, Georgia. Mr. McKinnon was born on January 11, 1948 in Atkinson County, Georgia the son of the late Carl Jesse McKinnon and Hazel Pauline Brown McKinnon.

He worked as a supervisor for Design Space and was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Hilda Harper McKinnon and four brothers, James Travis McKinnon, David Wayne McKinnon, William Randolph McKinnon and Carl Fred McKinnon.

Survivors include two daughters, Cecelia Dykes of McRae, GA and Cheryl Young (husband Donald) of Enigma, GA; son, Jerome McKinnon of Enigma, GA; five grandchildren, Brooke Dykes, Josh Dykes, Alayna Dykes, Jessica Young and Donna Jo Young; three great grandchildren; brother, Russell McKinnon of Douglas, GA; sister, Christy McKinnon Spikes of Hazlehurst, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday June 17, 2019 at 11:00am at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matt McEachern officiating. The family will receive friends Monday morning from 9am until 11am prior to the service.

Memorialization is by cremation.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to Jesse's family, please visit our floral section.


June 17, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
June 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

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