Genie McKenzie, 82, of Ashland, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at her residence. Genie was born August 28, 1936 in Greenup County, KY, a daughter of the late Charles Lee and Blanche Sammons Cales. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Donald Ray McKenzie and her sister Nora McWhorter.
Genie had a lucrative career with Kings Daughters Medical Center that spanned for more than 30 years in the radiology department. She served as supervisor in both diagnostic and X-ray in imaging services. Genie was also a long and faithful member of Bridges Christian Church in Russell. She was active in many ministries including the Book Store, Vacation Bible School and helped in the Church office. She was a wonderful mother.
Genie appreciated and loved the outdoors, reading and vacationing at the beach were some of her favorite passions.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son Mark McKenzie and wife Martina of Choctaw, OK, daughters Leighan McKenzie of Ashland, KY, Michele McKenzie Bobbitt and husband Dennis of Lexington, KY, her grandchildren she adored Jonathan Bobbitt, Brittany (Jeff) Kramer, Andrew Burgess, Michael Burgess, Grace Burgess, Nicholas McKenzie and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel. Kevin Fraley will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
Visitation for friends and family will be Thursday prior to funeral services from 11:00 – 1:00.
Friends may make contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane STE 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284
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