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Tyler W. McElhenney

June 21, 1996 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 25)
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Tyler W. McElhenney, 25, Lizella, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022.  The family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Sardis-Heard Funeral Home.  Burial will be private. The family kindly asks in lieu of flowers, please donate to the McElhenney GoFundMe account on Facebook to help with expenses incurred at this tragic time.

Tyler was preceded in death by his daddy, Jason W. McElhenney; both of his Granddaddy’s, Wade M. Purvis and Sammy McElhenney; and his Uncle Matthew Kersey.

He is survived by his Mama, Tasha McElhenney of Lizella, Georgia; his son, Riley J. McElhenney; the mother of his son, KC Mena; his sisters, Maranda (Matthew) Adams, Andrea Deaton, Candace and Courtney Reed; his nana’s Ann Hudgins and Aurye McElhenney; his aunts and uncles, Wade M. (Christy) Purvis, Kathy Purvis, Tara (Shelton) Hatten, Wende (Steven) McDowell, and Travis McElhenney; his Lil’ Buddy Ryder; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Please visit to express condolences. 

Sardis-Heard Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 6125 Houston Road, Macon, GA 31216 has charge of the arrangements. 

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May 18, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sardis-Heard Funerals & Cremation Center
6125 Houston Road
Macon, GA 31216

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