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Milas ‘Sugar Boy’ McKinnie (07-06-2017)
Funeral services for Milas “Sugar Boy” McKinnie,
of Marion, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017,
at Dean Baptist Church with Bro. Don Reeves and Bro.
Bubba Hoggatt officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery,
near Sadie, under the direction of Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Mr. McKinnie, 80, was retired from the oil field and
went to his heavenly home June 28, 2017.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, George
and Rosie Brown McKinnie; five sisters – Bell Plummer,
Oceall Ray, Myret Scarbrough, Audrey Baker and
Fayree Day; three brothers – Joe Ollie McKinnie, Clause
McKinnie and J.P. McKinnie; and a grandson, William
Douglas Reeves.
Left to cherish his memory is: His loving wife of
48 years, Lila McKinnie; a stepson, Wayne Brantley;
two stepdaughters – Debra Skyles and Tina Hair; five
grandchildren – Justin D. Neighbors and wife Amanda,
Chad Neighbors, Shelly Neighbors Desoto and husband
Matthew, Christie Harry and husband Jim and Joshua
B. Baker and wife Ashley; five great grandchildren
– Carly Neighbors, Kira Neighbors, Jessie Desoto,
Samuel Desoto and Brennan Harry; and many other
relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Richard Hinton, Billy George
McKinnie, Sidney Ray, Roger Baker, George Baker and
Virgil McKinnie.
Visitation was from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017,
at Dean Baptist Church.
The family would like to thank the Arbor Lake Nursing
Home for all of the love and care given. Also, special
thanks to Richard and Charles.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.