TALMO - Billy Jack Kinney, 83, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
He was born in Hall County, the son of the late J.H. Kinney Sr. and Essie Bridges Kinney. Mr. Kinney, along with his father and siblings, owned and operated J.H. Kinney and Sons Feed and Seeds in Jefferson and Talmo for 44 years. He was a member of the Talmo Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Kinney is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Williams Kinney; stepmother, Frances Hill Kinney; sister, Annie Lou Kinney; and brothers, John H. Kinney Jr., Harry Kinney and Harold "Mutt" Kinney.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Amy and Rex Palmer, Cleveland, and Karen Rice, Cleveland; brother, Joe Kinney, Talmo; two grandchildren, Leann Wade and Jon-Jay Wade; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. in the Talmo Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Spence officiating. The burial will follow in the Talmo Baptist Church Cemetery with Rex Palmer, Jon-Jay Wade, Melvin Porter, Bud Kinney, Steve Kinney and Scott Kinney honored as pallbearers. The visitation will be held Tuesday, May 7, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Talmo Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 96, Talmo, GA 30575.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com