Funeral services were held for Mrs. Floy Jean Attaway McKenzie, age 82, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Homer, LA, on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 3:00 p.m., with Rev. Jerry Gill, officiating. Interment followed at McKenzie Cemetery near Homer, LA. The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday, from 1-3 p.m., prior to the service.
Mrs. McKenzie was born on September 20, 1937, in Union County, AR, to Clarence C. and Zenia Mason Attaway. She entered into rest on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in Homer, LA. Mrs. McKenzie worked for over 19 years as the WIC Administrator for the State of Louisiana in the Claiborne Parish Health Unit. She loved to cook for family, friends, and whoever showed up on her doorstep, and “no salt was needed.” Mrs. McKenzie enjoyed visiting and spending time with people. She was a member of the Ruple Baptist Church. Mrs. McKenzie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great, great-grandmother.
Mrs. McKenzie was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 55 years, Eugene “Wessie” McKenzie; brother, Jimmy Attaway; and grandson, Robert Brandon McKenzie.
She is survived by her four sons, Robert McKenzie and wife Stacee of Evergreen Community, LA, James McKenzie of Homer, LA, Jason McKenzie of Shongaloo, LA, and Bubba McKenzie of Homer, LA; two daughters, Delia Dupree of Las Vegas, NM, and Sharon Fruge’ of Homer, LA; brother, Charles Attaway and Holly of Smackover, AR; sister-in-law, Beverly Attaway of Three Creeks, AR; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Dustin McKenzie, Jessie Smith, Shane McKenzie, Kelly Fruge’, Collin McKenzie, and Bubba McKenzie.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Gryder and Billy Hardy.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
Homer Chapel (318) 927-6110