Virginia Tomlinson MacKinnon was born in Wilson, North Carolina on November 5, 1934, to James Luther and Ethel Berry Tomlinson.  She died Monday, August 5, 2019, in Gulf Breeze, Florida. 

Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Cmdr. James C. MacKinnon III, and her son, James “Jimmy” C. MacKinnon, IV. 

She is survived by three children: Genie MacKinnon Flowe (John) of Raleigh, NC;  Richard Tomlinson MacKinnon (Joanna) of Panama City, FL; and John Berry MacKinnon (Sheena Barron); and two grandchildren, Amy Olivia MacKinnon and Alisa Grace MacKinnon, as well as several nieces and nephews to whom she was close.

A memorial service will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze, Florida on Friday, August 23rd, with a reception following the service.

In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Virginia’s love of God and church, the family requests donations be made to St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 1 St. Francis Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL  32561, or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4362 West Lafayette Street, Marianna, Florida, 32446.

Trahan Family Funeral Home, Pensacola is assisting the family.


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