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Efton R. "Mac" Mahaffey

April 10, 1929 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 90)

Obituary

Sylvania, GA – Efton Ralph “Mac” Mahaffey, age 90, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Syl-View Rehabilitation & Memory Center in Sylvania. He was born in Bearden, OK to the late Clarence & Florence Mahaffey. He worked as a meteorologist for the National Weather Service at Bush Field Airport in Augusta, GA and was of Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. Hunting was a special hobby to “Mac” and he was a former member of the Nanny Goat Hunting Club. He was also a member of the Sylvania Masonic Lodge #301, the Sylvania Rotary Club and the Shriners Alee Temple of Savannah. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his Daughter: Linda Mahaffey McDonald; Sisters: Inez M. Brown and Leona Mahaffey.

Survivors: Wife: Shirley Cleary Mahaffey of Sylvania; Daughters and Sons-In-Law: Lana M. & Larry Branch of Palatka, FL and Angel M. & Joey McBride of Sylvania; Son and Daughter-In-Law: Clay & Terri Mahaffey of Canton, GA; Grandchildren: Macay & Dru McBride and Brooke & Drake Collins, all of Sylvania, Evan Mahaffey and Raven Mahaffey, both of Canton, GA; Great-Grandchildren: Stone McBride, Stella McBride, Malley Marchand, Clare Marchand and Archer Collins; Several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation: Sunday, September 8, 2019 following services.

Graveside Services: Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Screven County Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Ricky Varnell and Rev. Charles Cleary officiating.  Burial following.

Honorary Pallbearers: Staff of Syl-View Rehabilitation & Memory Center and Optim Medical Center-Screven. 

Remembrances: Sylvania First United Methodist Church Children and Youth Ministry, P O Box 258, Sylvania, GA 30467 or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children at www.donate.lovetotherescue.org

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.  www.thomsponstricklandwaters.com

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Sunday
September 8, 2019

2:00 PM
Screven County Memorial Cemetery
820 E. Ogeechee Street
Sylvania, GA 30467

Visitation after Services
Sunday
September 8, 2019

Screven County Memorial Cemetery
820 E. Ogeechee Street
Sylvania, GA 30467

Donations

Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa FL 33607
Web: http://donate.lovetotherescue.org

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