Billy Jack Kinney

Mr. Billy Jack Kinney, age 83, of Talmo, died Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Mr. Kinney was born in Hall County, a son to the late J.H. Kinney Sr. and the late Essie Bridges Kinney. He who, along with his father and siblings, owned and operated J.H. Kinney and Sons Feed and Seeds in Jefferson and Talmo for 44 years. He was a member of the Talmo Baptist Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Williams Kinney, step-mother, Frances Hill Kinney, sister, Annie Lou Kinney, brothers, John H. Kinney Jr., Harry Kinney and Harold "Mutt" Kinney.

Survivors include: his daughters and son in law, Amy and Rex Palmer, Karen Rice; brother, Joe Kinney; and two grandchildren, Leann Wade, Jon-Jay Wade; and several nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be held Tuesday, May 7, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 8 at 11 a.m. in the Talmo Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Spence officiating. The burial will follow in the Talmo Baptist Church Cemetery with Rex Palmer, Jon-Jay Wade, Melvin Porter, Bud Kinney, Steve Kinney and Scott Kinney honored as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Talmo Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 96, Talmo, GA 30575.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from May 6 to June 5, 2013