Kenneth Allen (Mac) McMillon, 98, of Lawrenceville, passed away on February 3, 2012. Born in Dayton, Tennessee, January 6, 1914, to W.O. and Druscilla McMillon, he was the last of seven children. His career began with Tennessee Power Company before coming to Georgia in 1940 to begin a 44 year career with Georgia Power Company as a local manager in Greensboro, GA. A member of the Lion’s Club, a Scout Master, and the Methodist Church. In 1956, he and family moved to Lawrenceville to open Georgia Power’s Gwinnett District as District Manager. He served as president of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, holding the position for 3 years working for the Chamber’s revitalization to bring business and industry into what was then a rural county. Mac was a popular humorist and after dinner speaker who entertained many, sharing his wit and humor. A founding committee member to bring rapid transit to the Atlanta area, he was a charter MARTA Board Member for over 20 years also serving as Treasurer. He was a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club, chairman of the Red Cross, and belonged to the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, where he taught Sunday School and served in many capacities. He was the first and longest member of Grace Arbor Respite Program at the church. Mac is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Louise Williams McMillon. He is predeceased by his son Tom McMillon. Surviving family members include children: Carol Tucker, Allen McMillon, and Kathy McMillon, son-in-law, Hubert Tucker and daughter-in-law Ann McMillon; 9 grandchildren: Sharon and (Mike) Britt, Carol Anne and (Jeff) Brinkley, Molly and Grace McMillon, Marissa, Nick, Morgan and Mackenzie McMillon and Caroline Gandy. 2 great-grandchildren: Michael and Anna Britt. Dedicated to his family, he served and led both church and community. A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 6, at 2:00pm in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 395 W. Crogan Street, Lawrenceville with Dr. Davis Chappell and Rev. Bill Childers officiating. Mac donated his body to Emory University Medical School. The family will meet friends immediately following the service in the Family Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, or the FUMC Grace Arbor Congregation Respite Program, PO Box 2127, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Condolences may be sent to or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-963-2411 

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thomas 2 years, 2 months ago

MR MC was one of the finest guys i have ever known, MRS MCMILLAN was one of my teachers,I loved them both, and will always remember them, Heaven gained a good one and he will really be missed, May God bless you all Thomas (tommy Healan

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