The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 128 White Water Road, Ideal, Georgia. Rev. David Thomas, Pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in the Felton Chapel Independent Church Cemetery in Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Mamie was born on October 23, 1932 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Joseph Gary and the late Mary Lizzie McKellar Gary. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ossie Lois McKellar Taylor; three small children, siblings, Annie Mae Trice, Ocie Lee Harris and Lillie Bell Walker and Robert Lee Garry. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County. At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. She was a faithful member of Shady Grove Baptist Church of Ideal, Georgia where she enjoyed singing in the church choir until her health declined.
Mamie was married to the late Andrew “Sack” McKellar Sr. and to this union twelve children were born. Mamie enjoyed life as a homemaker.
She leaves a lifetime of memories to her children, Tom Gary (Elma), Hartford, Connecticut, Alton McKellar, Fort Valley, Georgia, Eddie Roy McKellar (Mary Gillcrest), Garden Valley, Georgia, Larry McKellar (Angela), Fred Douglas McKellar, all of Fort Valley, Georgia, Andrew McKellar, Jr. (Felicia), Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Sandra Jean McKellar, Fort Valley, Georgia; 23 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; siblings, Arrie Dean Walker, Oglethorpe, Georgia, James L Garry (Annie Mae), Hartford, Connecticut; brother-in-law, Robert McKellar (Val), Rebecca, Georgia; host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends of the family.