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Jean (McKinzey) Whiting

March 2, 1935 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 86)


Jean McKinzey Whiting, 86 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday April 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville.

A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Whiting was the daughter of the late Gordon and Una Holland McKinzey.  She was a graduate of Lyman Hall High School and was a homemaker.  Mrs. Whiting was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Mike Wofford, Gainesville; Gale and Rev. Garry English, Flowery Branch; son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Mark and Cathy Whiting, Pendergrass; grandchildren; Andrew and Miranda English, David English, Daniel English, Lilly Wofford, Ashton Whiting, Jesse Whiting, Eli Whiting; great grandchildren, Hadley and Abel English; sisters and brothers-in-law; Roberta and James Scroggs, Oakwood; Mary Sue and Neil Whitmire, Gainesville; special caregiver, Donna Loving, Flowery Branch. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Mrs. Whiting is preceded in death by her parents and husband, T. Leroy Whiting.

Funeral services will be held Sunday April 18, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church.  Rev. Mark Whiting, Rev. Garry English and Rev. Zack Williams will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Little & Davenport Funeral Home Saturday April 17 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Flowers will be accepted, but those desiring may make memorial contributions to Flat Creek Baptist Church, 5504 Flat Creek Road, Gainesville, Ga. 30504 or Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway Suite 222, Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic social distancing will need to be observed for everyone's health and safety and mask are recommended.

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.


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April 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Funeral Service
April 18, 2021

3:00 PM
Flat Creek Baptist Church
5504 Flat Creek Road
Gainesville, GA 30504

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