Funeral services for Katherine “Kathy” Kight McKenzie, 69 of Garfield, were held Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Bert Flanders officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at home following an extended illness.
Mrs. Katherine “Kathy” Kight McKenzie was born March 3, 1952 in Kite to the late JB Kight and Loree Hopkins. She enjoyed reading, cleaning, taking care of babies, and yard selling. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby McKenzie; sister, Katie Hooks; brother, Ronnie Kight; and grandson, Brandon McKenzie.
Survivors include her son, Christopher Michael of Milledgeville; daughter, Jeannie (Chris) Morton of Garfield; sister, Faye (Carl) Bishop of Oak Park; brother-in-law, Larry Hooks of Garfield; grandchildren, Beth (Dave) Welden, Matthew (Madi) Way, Jesse McKenzie, Houston McKenzie, Lani, Abby, Xander, and Jonah Morton; five great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were Jared McNorrill, Levi Oglesby, Zach Hooks, Mickey Frederick, Xander Morton, and Garrett Garrard.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.