Myrtle Knight McLeod, age 80, of Hawkinsville, GA passed away on Saturday May 26, 2018 at Pinewood Manor Nursing Home, Hawkinsville, GA. Mrs. McLeod was born on November 9, 1937 in Broxton, GA the daughter to the late James Monroe Knight and Mary Ella Wooten Knight.
She retired from Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Macon, GA. and was a member of Lizella Baptist Church.
Mrs. McLeod was preceded in death by two sons, Clifford Marion McLeod and Kirby Craig McLeod, one sister, Allie Knight Floyd and three brothers, Jessie Monroe (J.M.) Knight, John Henry (J.H.) Knight and Joel Clinton (J.C.) Knight.
Survivors include her husband of sixty one years, Terry Lamar McLeod of Hawkinsville, GA; son, Terry Dale McLeod and wife Robin of Hawkinsville, GA; sister, Laura Knight Vaughn and husband Frank of Douglas, GA; two granddaughters, Brittani McLeod Grinstead and husband Justin and Mellisa Kaylyn Mcleod; two great grandchildren, Harper Wayne Grinstead and Henry William Grinstead; sister-in-law, Tempa Knight; multiple nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday May 29, 2018 at 11:00am at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Peacock and Rev. Blake Westbrook officiating. Interment to follow at Rocky Creek Church Cemetery, Broxton, GA. The family received friends Monday evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Sims Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rocky Creek Church Building Fund, c/o Teresa Vaughn, 402 Frank Vaughn Rd., Douglas, GA 31533.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.sims funeralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.