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Laura Phyllis McKinnon, 65 of Columbus, GA passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. McKinnon, who was known best by her friends as Phyllis, was born April 12, 1954 in Moultrie, Georgia the daughter of Carl Eston Hobby and Lucy Bell Johnson Hobby. She was a domestic engineer and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She loved her family and loved taking care of them. Phyllis loved to cook and spending time with her family and friends. She had a love for animals and genealogy. She was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Lucy Bell along with three sisters Carolyn Brooks, Marilyn Gilley and Martha Morris and a niece Jody McKinnon. She is survived by a loving family; husband Larry McKinnon of Columbus, her children Stacy Dorer and her husband Scott of Columbus; Chris McKinnon and his wife Jennifer of Maryville, Tennessee; and Jason McKinnon and his wife Chrystal of Slidell, Louisiana; six grandchildren Mallorie McMillion, Brenna Bunn, Joseph Bunn, Chelsea McKinnon, Elizabeth Byrd and James Byrd; four great-grandchildren Christopher Vaughn, Brynleigh McMillion, Emerson McMillion and Lawson Rice, sister Nita Pate and her husband John of Bonaire, Georgia; as well as many nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.
The family will be having private memorial services for Phyllis and wish to thank everyone for the prayers and support during her illness. They would also like to thank all the staff at Preferred Hospice for their support and the care that they received from them.
The McKinnon Family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 7500 Veterans Parkway, Suite A, Columbus, Georgia 31909, 706-577-0055. The family invites you to leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Mrs. McKinnon below.