Mr. Jimmy McBride, age 82, of Alston, died Friday, February 26, 2021, at Meadows Park Health and Rehab in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of Alston, living in Vidalia for many years, and in Alston most of his life. He retired as purchasing agent from Meadows Memorial Hospital in Vidalia and farmed most of his life. He was a member of Alston United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Patty Hughes McBride; parents, Marvin Peter McBride and Gladys Jones McBride; one brother, Edwin McBride; and a nephew, Mel McBride.
Survivors include two daughters, Laura McBride McLendon and husband George of Soperton, and Lynda McBride Gordon and husband Todd of Alston; one brother, Melvin McBride and wife Diane of Lyons; four grandchildren, Mallory McLendon Taylor and husband Matt of Vidalia, Madison McLendon Barwick and husband Holt of Soperton, Tyler Gordon and Tiffani Gordon, both of Alston ; one great-grandchild, Beckham Taylor; one niece, Lea Anne McBride Foster and husband Wes of Alexandria, Virginia; several great-nieces, and one great-nephew.
A graveside funeral service will be Monday at 3:00 p.m. in Sharpe Cemetery with Reverend Brandon Williams officiating.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Alston United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 143, Alston, GA 30412.
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