Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Neal Kinney, age 89, of Talmo, Ga., passed away at his home surrounded by his family and caregivers on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.
Mr. Kinney was born in Talmo, Ga., the son of the late J.H. Kinney and Essie Bridges Kinney, was a member of Talmo Baptist Church where he served as chairman of the Deacon Board, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, visited and cooked for the sick for many years, and retired from Dutch Quality House. Mr. Kinney served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II
in the Pacific Theater. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kinney is preceded by his wife Sarah McEver Kinney; stepmother, Frances Hill Kinney; sister, Annie Lou Kinney; and brothers, John; Bill; Harry; and Harold Kinney.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Melvin Porter of Jefferson; Susie and Phil Boleman of Chestnut Mountain; grandchildren, Hutch (Allison) Porter; Allison (Justin) Seibert; Tiffany (Anthony) Richey; Liza Boleman; Susannah (Kyle) Odom; and Sydney Boleman; great-grandchildren, Tate; and Jack Seibert.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Talmo Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Spence officiating with burial to follow in the Talmo Baptist Church Cemetery. Gentlemen honored at pallbearers are Steve Kinney; Mike McEver; Nelson Sellers; Richie Elliott; Ricky Elliott; and Bud Kinney. The family will receive friends 5-8 Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA. 706-367-5467.
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