Burless Vernie "Mac" McKinney, Jr.

Born: Sat., Dec. 10, 1949
Died: Mon., Nov. 30, 2015


6:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Fri., Dec. 04, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Memorial Service

6:30 PM Fri., Dec. 04, 2015
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Burless Vernie “Mac” McKinney, Jr., age 65, of Greensboro, GA passed away on Monday, November 30, 2015 at his residence.  Mac was born December 10, 1949 in Killarney, WV to the late Burless Vernie McKinney, Sr. and Rebecca Ruth Black McKinney.  He was an independent contractor doing construction, heating and air, and refrigeration.  For several years he worked for Lusk Architects and Associates in Atlanta as a superintendent and master carpenter and retired in 2001.   He moved from Decatur, GA to Greene County in 1987 and married Anthea Maillis on January 25, 1988.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, especially rabbits, and fishing.  Because of his love for the outdoors, he was given the nickname of “Mr. Camo” by his friends.  He was of the Presbyterian faith.
He is survived by his wife Anthea Maillis McKinney of Greensboro, GA; a brother, Mickey Smallwood of Austell, GA and many friends.

Memorial Services will be held Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Dr. James Choomack officiating.  The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until time for the service at the funeral home.  The family requests that any memorials be made in Mac’s memory to  the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006.  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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Nim and Robin Wilson
   Posted Tue December 01, 2015
We are so terribly sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you. Please let us know if you need anything. Deepest sympathy. Love, Nim and Robin

Bonnie Hart Bright
   Posted Thu December 03, 2015
Vernie was my brother from the time I was 10 years old. He came to share my family as his own for many many years. My Mom, brother(Andy), his nephew ( Charles) myself were his only family for years. We loved him too.
Wishing his family peace and you are in my prayers. Sorry for your loss.