Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on November 22, 1948

Departed on November 28, 2018 and resided in Lilburn, Georgia

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Kay McKinley Michel, 70, of Lilburn, Georgia, passed away on November 28, 2018, at Gwinnett Medical Center after a brief illness.

Kay was born November 22, 1948 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She grew up in Cottondale and moved to Atlanta in the early 1970s. Kay spent the majority of her career at Snellville Middle School, in the Gwinnett County School system. She retired from education after 36 years having enjoyed many years as a teacher and an administrator.

Kay is survived by her husband Paul, two daughters, Mollie Evans and her husband Andy; Helen Harmon and her husband Ben; three grandchildren, Logan, Landry and Anderson. Kay is also survived by her brother, Hank McKinley and his wife Sheryl of Northport, Alabama and their children, Brock McKinley and his wife Heather, Deanna Erwin and her husband Mike, daughter Kinzlee, Hunter McKinley and his wife Hannah, daughter Raelynn.

The family will receive friends Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Bob Mitchell of Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, will follow at 11:00 am .

A graveside service will be Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm CST at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park in Tuscaloosa, AL with Rev. Ken Cheek of Chapel Hill Baptist Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to a cancer charity of your choice.

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