Gary Dale McMillian

Gary Dale McMillian

Gary Dale McMillian, 56, of Lafayette, passed away on Aug. 5 at Macon Community Hospital.

Gary was born on Oct. 16, 1962, in Smith County, to the late Nayomia Shrum McMillian.

Along with his mother, Gary was also preceded in death by: his nephew, Jeffery Mitchell Gregory, and niece, Sara Bess Gregory.

He was saved by the sweet Lord's grace, and at one time, he was a member of Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church.

Gary married Tammy Summers on Dec. 26, 1987. They were blessed with three children, three grandchildren, and more than 32 years together.

He was employed at Tennplasco but had to retire when his health began to fail.

Gary loved his family above all else and enjoyed every minute of time spent with them. He also enjoyed watching television and fishing.

Gary will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Gary is survived by: his wife, Tammy Summers McMillian; son, Luke McMillian (and wife, Brittney); daughters, Rachel McMillian, Rebecca McMillian (and fiancé, Jonothan Marchwinski); sister, Barbara L. Gregory; grandchildren, Canaan Loyd, Sadie Marchwinski, Rosalie Marchwinski; and niece, C.J. Russell.

Graveside services were conducted on Aug. 7 from Anderson and Son Memorial Park, with Jody McIntyre officiating. Interment followed.

Alexander Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.