Originally created 04/22/00

The Rev. Elijah Mackey



WARRENVILLE -- The Rev. Elijah Mackey, 87, of Mackey Court, died Wednesday, April 19, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Old Storm Branch Baptist Church, Bath, with Dr. Nathaniel Irvin officiating. Burial will be in Rocksville Baptist Church Cemetery, Gloverville.

The Rev. Mackey, a native of Aiken County, had retired as a minister. He was a member of Old Storm Branch Baptist Church.

The family said: "Rev. Mackey was a loving and kind husband and father. He loved everyone."

Survivors include his wife, Effie E. Davis-Mackey; three daughters, Elizabeth Mackey Danforth, North Augusta, and Ethel Mackey Ramsey and Marie Mackey Moment, both of Warrenville; and 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be ministers.

Friends may call at the residence or at Cheatham Funeral Home, Langley.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle April 22, 2000