Jackie Oliver McNair

Born: Sat., Jul. 19, 1941
Died: Tue., Aug. 25, 2009

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Jackie Oliver McNair, age 68, of Ila, Georgia, died on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at St. Mary''s Hospital in Athens, GA. A native of Greene County he was born July 19, 1941 to the late Rance Cicero McNair and Rhoda Belle Newsome McNair. As a child he attended school in Siloam and later attended school in Union Point. After school he joined the United States Army as a Paratrooper and continued his education to be an Engineer Equipment Repairman and Diesel Mechanic. He served for nine years during the cold war period in Korea and Germany. He worked for Acousti, Walton Acoustics that became Athens Drywall and later a part of Sallom Construction where he was Construction Foreman. His last employment was with Simco Interiors. Jackie enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR. He was a member of the North American Hunting Club, the North American Fishing Club and the Stamp Branch Deer Club.

Jackie is survived by his wife, Joanne Lewis McNair of Ila, GA; two sons, Jackie Cicero "Junior" McNair of Vidalia, GA and Leahman Rance "Mac" McNair of Ila, GA; two sisters, Pauline Lavender of White Plains, GA and Sara Barfield of Cannon, GA; two brothers, James Henry McNair Sr. of Vidalia, GA and Albert C. McNair Sr. of Greensboro, GA and numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by twin sisters, Madeline McNair and Jodene Sanders.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Rev. Gerald Beatty officiating. Interment will follow at the Siloam Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Sammy McNair, Paul McNair, Dennis Washington, Don Sanders, Derrick Nursey, L. C. Cantrell, Ray Hood, Billy "Tic" Jarrard and Lee Portwood. Serving as honorary pallbearers are all the nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Pastor Efton & Diane Green
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
Jackie & Jim, Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time - know that God is with you and will never leave you nor forsake you as you walk through this valley of death. May His peace cover you during this difficult time. We rejoyce with you in the fact that your father/uncle is in heaven this very moment!

Debbie Clifton
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
We are keeping you in our prayers during this difficult time. Love in Christ, Jewell Lovelace and Debbie Clifton

Benji and Tiffany Black
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
Sorry for your lost. We are praying for your family. Benji and Tiffany Black

Chris & Robbie Johnson
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
Jackie Jr. you & your whole family are in our prayers. Take comfort in knowing you will see your dad again one day.

David & Laura Anderson
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
We are so sorry for your loss, We are praying for your family thru this time. We are friends of Jim & Rindi Mcnair in Vidalia, Ga.

Dee Beeler
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
Pauline, So sorry to hear of your brothers death.My prayers are with you all. Dee Beeler

Tony Criswell
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
Jackie my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Matilda Toole
   Posted Wed August 26, 2009
I am so very sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers. I know this is a very sad time. I pray you will find strength to get you through this. God bless, Matilda Toole

Daniel and Ashley Dasher
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
We are praying for you and for your family that the God whose peace passes all understanding will be with you during this difficult time.

Thomas and Bonnie Scott
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
Jackie and Jim - so sorry to hear of your loss. Wanted to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Noah Pittman
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
We're praying for you Jackie

David and Kay English
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May you look to God for peace and comfort that only He can give.

Ben &Leann Warren
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
Jackie your family and you are in our prayers.

Annette & Dennis Howell
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
Our prayers and condolcences go to you and your family.

Doug and Leigh Wingate
   Posted Thu August 27, 2009
Jackie and Jim, Doug and I are praying for your family. Jackie, Sr. is now in the hands of God and he is doing wonderful. Doug and Leigh

Jamie Sewell
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
Ms. Joanne, I met you and your husband at Sammy and Becky's fish fry this year. It was a pleasure meeting both of you. I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Landon & Leslie Spivey
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
Our prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. The Spivey's

Dawn and Summer Curl
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
We are keeping your family in our prayers.

landon spivey
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
jackie sorry to hear of your loss but so glad to hear of his gain in the kingdom of heaven

Vander Horn
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you with peace and comfort that only he can give.

Vander Horn
   Posted Fri August 28, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you with the peace and comfort that only he can give. Love in Christ ! The Vander Horns

Rawlins family
   Posted Mon August 31, 2009
Jackie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. May God guide you as you face this journey and may he keep his hand on you and your family.