Jonnie O’Neal McKay


Jonnie O’Neal McKay was born on 14 Jan 1949 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of James Edward McKay and Margaret Mary McKay McKay.

He died on 01 Feb 1949 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Baptist Hospital. Jonnie O’Neal McKay was buried on 02 Feb 1949 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Killan Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was dehydration and malnutrition.

McKay Infant Dies; Rites Held Today

Funeral services for Johnnie O’Neal McKay, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. McKay, were to be conducted today at 3 p.m. at the graveside of the Killian Baptist Church by the Rev. Guy Hinson.

He is survived by his parents; one sister, Frances Loetta McKay; one half sister, Eula Mae McKay; three brothers, Leon Edward McKay, Alton Leroy McKay and Joseph James McKay, all of Columbia; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. J. J. McKay of Columbia; his maternal grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. R. M. McKay of Blaney and several aunts and uncles.

February 2, 1949  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  Columbia, South Carolina
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“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 February 2022), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

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