Edwin McKenzie


Edwin Franklin McKenzie, 95, of Athens died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Riceville.

He was the son of the late John Earl and Nora Wade McKenzie. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lee Hale McKenzie on Dec. 24, 2011.

Survivors include his daughter, Sheila Schriver of Cleveland; two sons: Jerry McKenzie of Mount Juliet and Tracy McKenzie of Wheaton, Ill.; his brother, Dr. John McKenzie of Knoxville; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and longtime caregiver, Gail Parker.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. The interment will be at McMinn Memory Gardens following the service.

The family will receive friends from 1 to2 p.m. before the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Athens.



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