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Lynda Olivia Phillips McKenzie

Mrs. Lynda Olivia Phillips McKenzie, age 77, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at her residence.

A celebration of Lynda’s life will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dirk Gaylor, Dr. Gary Graves and Dr. Frank Wood officiating. Private interment will follow at a later date at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Calvary Baptist Church on Thursday from 5 until 8 p.m.

Mrs. McKenzie will also lie in state on Friday from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or

A complete obituary will be placed in Wednesday’s edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.