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McKinnie Funeral Home

McKinnie Funeral Home

5304 Bowden Hill Road Campbellton, Florida 32426  (850) 263-3333

Website URL: http://www.mckinniefuneralhome.com/

Bernard “Bernie/Nard” Gaines Herring

Mr. Bernard “Bernie/Nard” Gaines Herring, Sr. 83, of Dothan Alabama passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018 surrounded by his loving  family.

A Mass of Christian Burial were held at 10a.m. Wednesday, December 26th at St. Columba Catholic Church located 2700 West main Street in Dothan, AL, with Reverend Msgr. Patrick Gallagher officiating.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery located at 1700 Barring Road Dothan, AL with McKinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton directing.

Bernard was born on September 4, 1935 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Wesley Gaines, Sr. and Idell Patricia Smith Herring. 

He retired from the Navy in 1960 and Stone Container after 36 years.

He was an avid Ham Radio Operator, Deep Sea Fisherman, and an Electrical Engineer. 

He leaves to cherish his memories; his loving wife of 57 years Geraldine Daniels Herring of Dothan, Alabama; 3 sons: Bernard Gaines Herring, Jr. (Rosie) of Dothan, Alabama, Martin F. Herring (Beverly) and Eric C. Herring (Sherri) both of Jacksonville, Florida; 2 siblings: Nathaniel Herring of Jacksonville, Florida; Floria Herring Dew (Jay) of Houston, Texas and a host of Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Alberta Jenkins Barksdale

Sis. Alberta Jenkins Barksdale age 98 of Marinna, Florida formerly of Jacksonville, FL

Passed away Friday December 21, 2018 at the Signature Healthcare at the Courtyard in Marianna, FL. Funeral services be held 11a.m. Saturday December 29th at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church located 6704 Reddoch Road Grand Ridge, FL with the Rev. Randy McMillan (Pastor), Rev. William Harvey Eulogist and Rev. David Cobb officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Mckinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton, FL directing. 

Sis. Barksdale will lie in state at the church one prior to the service on Saturday. 

Life began for Alberta Jenkins Barksdale on January 26, 1920 in Grand Ridge, Florida to the late Pledge and Rose Spencer Jenkins. She received Jesus Christ as her personal savior and was baptized at an early age. She began her Christian journey at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church but relocated to Jacksonville, Florida. She then became an active member of Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church where she served until having to return to Marianna, Florida due to illness.

At the age of 18, she was joined in holy matrimony to Charlie Foster. She remained his devoted wife until his death in 1966.

Love found her again when she met and married Bennie Milton Barksdale, Sr. after a long loving relationship; he also preceded her in death.

She spent her career working for the Duval County School Board in Jacksonville, Florida until her retirement many years ago.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Bertha and eleven siblings.

She leaves to cherish her memories eight nieces and four nephews: Lizzie Harvey, caretaker of Tallahassee, FL; Carrie Godwin of Marianna, FL; Clara Way of Opa Locka, FL; Sharon Jenkins of Sneads, FL; Karen Jenkins Howard (Eddie) and Tonya Jenkins of Bronx, NY; Clara Houston of Alachua, FL; Jeanette Muse of Panama City, FL; Reverend William Harvey, Deacon Thomas Harvey (Inez) and Lynwood Bruce Garrett all of Marianna, FL; Joe Lewis Jenkins of Alachua, FL. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews and cousins spanning five generations.

Ida Mae Speights

Sis. Ida Mae Speights age 83 of Chattahoochee, Florida passed away Friday December 21, 2018 at the Signature Healthcare at the Courtyard in Marianna, FL. 

Funeral services will be held 11a.m. Friday December 28th at Holy Neck Missionary Baptist Church located 3395 cemetery lane Campbellton, FL with the Rev. Richard Peterson Sr. (Pastor), Rev. Simon Simmons, Elder Bernard White, Minister Wayne Gregory and Rev Carlton Cotton-Eulogist officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Mckinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton, FL directing. 

A public viewing will be held from 4 to 6p.m. Thursday December 27th at Mckinnie Funeral Home Chapel located 5304 Bowden Hill Road, Campbellton, FL. Sis. Speights will lie in state at the church one prior to the service on Friday. 

Sister Ida Mae Speights was born September 29, 1935 in Campbellton, Florida to the late Lonnie and Leila Allen. She accepted Christ as her personal savior early in life at Holy Neck Missionary Baptist Church in Campbellton, FL. She later moved and became a faithful member of New Zion Baptist Church in Chattahoochee, FL. under the late Reverend O. W. Waddell. Currently Reverend Simon Simmons is the senior pastor. 

She retired from Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida with over 30 years of service as a Dietician. 

She was preceded in death by her loving parents, three brothers and four sisters.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 35 years: Willie Lee Speights, Jr.; Four daughters: Ira Brown of Ozark, Alabama, Betty Johnson of Marianna, Florida, Angela (Bernard) Owens of Augusta, GA, and Ella Brown of Marianna, FL; Four sisters: Emma Tillman and Louvina (Edward) Cotton both of Marianna, FL, Louise (Joe) Pickett of Campbellton, FL, and Claddie (Edward) Gilbert of Malone, FL; One brother-in-law: Herman (Margianna) Speights; Sister-in-law: Louise Speights of St. Petersburg, FL; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins.

Sylvia Lorraine Jackson

Ms. Sylvia Lorraine Jackson age 83 of Marianna, FL passed away Tuesday December 4th at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Tallahassee, FL. Memorialization was by cremation with Mckinnie Funeral Home of Campbellton in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia was born on July 27, 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to the late Audrey Montgomery. A Certified Nursing Assistant Nurse by profession, her hobbies includes; crossword puzzles, watching thrillers and horror movies on TV, feeding the birds outside, cooking, knitting, and taking care of her yorkie (named Spanky). She was a chocolate fanatic and loved her sweets. Often she would choose a chocolate cake for dinner over a real meal. She loved her catfish and could eat that every day as long as it had bones (no fillets). She loved grocery stores and described herself as (a kid being in a toy store).

She was survived by: 3 Grandchildren: Keith Harvey, Kevin Harvey and Diamond Harvey; 11 Great-Grandchildren: Ahmari James Harvey, Jessiah Elijah McGrew, Gloriana Goddess Gallon, Khalaya Harvey, Tre’Kevion Harvey, Treyson Harvey, Trelyn Harvey, Alexis Harvey, Alexia Harvey, Asiaana Harvey and Adrianna Harvey; 4 Cousins: Anita Jackson, Patricia Alston, Merel Dawson and Tracey Goodwin and a host of other relatives and friends.

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