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Geraldine "Jeri" McKenzie Sports
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1928
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 2013
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA

Georgetown, SC

Geraldine "Jeri" McKenzie Sports, 84, died at home Thursday, July 25, 2013.

Mrs. Sports was born Dec 12, 1928, in Georgetown, a daughter of the late Charlton Durant McKenzie and Ida Singleton McKenzie.

She lived all her life in Georgetown where she attended Winyah High School, Class of 1946. Mrs. Sports was a member of First Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School Class, where she was the class Outreach Leader for many years. She taught Sunday School for over thirty years and was active in the Women's Missionary Union of the church. Mrs. Sports was an avid golfer, instrumental in organizing the Ladies' Golf League at Seagull Golf Club and served as a league officer. She was a former winner of the Ladies Championship Tournament at Seagull and was a member of the winning team in the Walter Hagen Invitational State Championship 1982.

Mrs. Sports was survived by her husband of 68 years, Levi Dudley "Sporty" Sports Jr. of Georgetown; four daughters, Alicia Jernigan (Jackie) and Angie Paul (Glenn), both of Georgetown, Pam Nelson (John) of McConnells, and Nicki Davis (Richard) of Lexington; a brother, Michael D. McKenzie of James Island; nine grandchildren, Jeff and Justin Jernigan, Brett and Casey Nelson, Randall Cox, Brook and Ashley Paul, Kristen McAlister, and Robert Logan; and five great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Deborah Sports, and a sister, Frances Rae Mehrtens.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 27, 2013, at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Ted Sherrill and the Rev. Dr. Bob Teems officiated. Burial, directed by Mayer Funeral Home, follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
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  Charlton Durant McKenzie (1905 - 1954)
  Ida Singleton McKenzie (1908 - 1988)
  Deborah Jane Sports (1948 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery and Annex
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 33.3736, -79.29101
Created by: Roger Lambert
Record added: Jul 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114407224
Geraldine Jeri <i>McKenzie</i> Sports
Added by: Patti Yourko Burns
Geraldine Jeri <i>McKenzie</i> Sports
Added by: Patti Yourko Burns
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A beautiful person in every way--we will miss you.
- Soheyr Azar
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