Zona Bennett McGuirt, 90, widow of The Reverend William Austin McGuirt, of Greenville, died Monday, February 11, 2019.
Born in Nashville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Buoie L. and Floy Taylor Bennett.
Zona was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She earned a Master’s degree from Emory University and was a professor at Georgia State University for 45 years.
Zona is survived by a son, Kevin McGuirt (Tammy) of Greer; and three grandchildren, Lauren, Matthew, and Emma McGuirt.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Mazella Bennett.
Recitation of the Rosary will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, with the Requiem Mass to be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. by Father Christopher Smith. A reception will follow in the Parish Activity Center. Burial will be held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in Westview Cemetery in Nashville, GA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1209 Brushy Creek Rd., Taylors, SC 29687.
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
1209 Brushy Creek Road, Taylors SC 29687
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