Hilda McKenzie

Female 1938 - 2015  (77 years)

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  • Name Hilda McKenzie 
    Born 10 Jul 1938  Lee Co. SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jul 2015  Savannah, Chatham Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Savannah Morning News; 29 July 2015

      Hilda McKenzie Whitaker, 77 , passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 27, 2015 at Memorial University Medical Center.

      She was born in Lee County (Ashland Community), South Carolina on July 10, 1938. She attended the schools of Lee County, SC. After graduation, she attended the Columbia Hospital School of Nursing where she graduated in 1959. She met her husband while she was in nursing school and they married in 1960. After marrying, they moved to Charleston for 3 years before moving to Savannah. While is Savannah, she served several terms on the Metropolitan Planning Commission.

      She was preceded in death by her father, James Wallace McKenzie, Jr. She is survived by her mother, Claudia McKenzie; husband of 55 years, Joseph M. Whitaker; children, Joseph F. Whitaker (Cindy), Natasha Whitaker Smith (Lee), Laura Whitaker Brendle (Tommy); grandchildren, Joseph Michael Whitaker (Kelli), Elizabeth Whitaker, Christine Smith, Caroline Smith; four great- grandchildren; brothers, James (Butch) McKenzie (Doris), Errol Hill McKenzie (Harriet), Kay Elmore and several nieces, nephews and cousins and her beloved Corgi, Flossie.

      A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Please note: Formal attire is extremely discouraged. Please come as you are.

      In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Children's Miracle Network, 611 Saint Joseph Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449 or St. Jude's Children Hospital, P.O Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
    Person ID I30683  Master File
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2015 

    Family Joseph WHITAKER 
    +1. Joseph F. WHITAKER
    +2. Natasha WHITAKER
     3. Laura WHITAKER
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F12945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart