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Betty Jean (Boss) McKenzie

October 23, 1929 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 90)


Mrs. Betty Jean McKenzie, 90, of Fayetteville, widow of the late Milton A. McKenzie, died Monday, September 28, 2020 at Benton House of Newnan.

Born October 23, 1929 in Monroe, she was a daughter of the late Sanders Lamar Boss and the late Lucille Mobley Boss.  Mrs. McKenzie was of the Christian Faith and enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling.  She loved anything outside and was a master gardener.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Ransom, and a brother, Lamar Boss.

Survivors include her grandson, Alan McKenzie and is wife Danielle of Newnan; great-grandchildren, Ashlee McKenzie, Caleb McKenzie, Aiden McKenzie, Abigail McKenzie, and Ansley McKenzie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at the graveside at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020, in Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City with Pastor William Hawk officiating.  The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Hillcrest Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center E #550, Atlanta, Georgia 30346 or in memory of Mrs. McKenzie.

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October 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillcrest Chapel
1 Bullsboro Drive
Newnan, GA 30263

Funeral Service
October 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Westminster Memorial Gardens
2090 GA 54
Peachtree City, GA 30269


Alzheimer's Association
41 Perimeter Center E #550, Atlanta GA 30346

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