Marcelle McKinnie McDaniel, 76, a lifelong resident of Sneads, Florida was born on April 6, 1945, to Shuler Bryant McKinnie and Eva Mae Richards McKinnie. She took the hand of her Lord and Savior on January 2, 2022. Marcelle was a founding member of Sneads Assembly of God Church and served her Lord in many ways during her 53 years there. She was a Sunday School teacher, a Women’s Bible Study leader, church secretary, and sponsored a child through a church mission program. She loved and lived God’s word and was a powerful prayer warrior. Marcelle was a sensitive giving soul who loved big and brought great beauty and kindness into the world. She loved everyone, but most of all she loved Jesus and her family. Marcelle was the biggest fan of her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her husband of 55 years, Johnney Earl McDaniel, was the love of her life. Marcelle loved animals, but her two most special were her dogs Cotton and Tater. She enjoyed entertaining people as a representative for Home Interior and Southern Living at Home. Helping in her church and collecting antiques brought her much joy. Marcelle graduated top of her nursing class from Chipola Junior College. She served the State of Florida as a nurse at Florida State Hospital for thirty-four and a half years where she exhibited compassion, love, and care for her patients. Marcelle also delighted in being a wedding director, planner, and caterer. Marcelle was a person of great faith and lived life to serve others.
Marcelle is survived by her daughter, Cathy McDaniel Davis of Franklin, TN; one granddaughter, V. Taylor Davis of Murfreesboro, TN; two grandsons, Trent Davis of Murfreesboro, TN and Jance Jarvis of Marianna, FL; one brother, John T. McKinnie and his wife Nancy of Grand Ridge, FL; two sisters-in-law, Margie May and her husband Junior of Cypress, FL and Louise Johnson of Sneads, FL as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and great-great nieces and great-great nephews; along with two very special nephews and nieces, Bryant and Tammy McKinnie of Grand Ridge, FL and Judy and Jerry Hostetter of Mount Pleasant, FL.
Marcelle was preceded in death by her parents, Shuler and Eva McKinnie; her husband of 55 years, Johnney Earl McDaniel; and one daughter, Tonnia McDaniel Jarvis.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Jackson Hospital (third floor), Marianna Health and Rehab, Dr. Krishna, and Phyllis Baxter for the wonderful care given to Ms. Marcelle.
A time of visitation will take place at McAlpin Funeral Home on Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM CST. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at Sneads Assembly of God Church with Dr. Juno Douglas officiating on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at 2:00 PM CST followed by interment in Waldorff Cemetery in Grand Ridge, FL.