Missionary serving in Georgia dies in an accident

Picture Source: Elder McKay Jamin Bergeson’s Facebook page

A missionary from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has died in an accident. The sad incident occurred in LaFayette, Georgia.

Elder McKay Jamin Bergeson, 19 died after being hit by a vehicle while riding with his companion. His companion was unhurt.

In addressing the incident, Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff said;

“We express our sympathy and heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones as they mourn his passing and remember his life,” “We pray they will feel the love of our Heavenly Father at this difficult time.”

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President of Bountiful Utah South Stake described him as a wonderful young man, the outgoing type, and loved all who came around him. He concluded by saying, “He’ll be greatly missed, he has been a bright light and a great strength to everyone who has known him.”

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  1. When our nephew died before a mission the song “ In The Hollow of His Hand “ was sung at his funeral. So appropriate. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. blessed is he who went out in the name of the lord! May he be blessed as he continues to serve in a mission that is Noble and sweet! with all of the host of Heaven! May his family remember him and may their love still be there for their family they didn’t have nearly long enough here! However he still lives!

  3. We are so sorry to read this message. He will have great things waiting for him in the next journey…love to his family

  4. My condolences to this Elders’ families and friends. May you Rest In Peace and fly high Elder.

  5. 🤗💜🤗 My heart is saddened to read of the passing of this choice young man. I pray that in the coming days you, as his family and friends will find comfort and peace in your testimony of Jesus Christ and eternal life. Blessings for your family.

  6. Dearest Brother and Sister Bergeson and family. President Keung and I with all our missionaries in the Canada Calgary Mission send our love and prayers as you shed tears for your son and a beloved fellow missionary who continues his work on the other side of the veil. It matters not that we did not have the privilege of knowing Elder Bergeson personally, what matters is that we were one In purpose with Elder Bergeson, to invite all to come unto Christ. May the Lord continue to bless and sustain you at this time of great loss. All our love, President and Sis Keung and all our missionaries, Canada Calgary Mission. Arohatinonui (deepest, heartfelt love) in our native tongue of Maori from New Zealand. 💕💕

  7. I am so saddened by your loss. What a fine young man you raised for him to be worthy to serve. I pray that Heavenly Father will give you comfort and peace at this very difficult time in your life. We love you!

  8. I really feel your loss. God bless this young man with love and
    Peace. He did what he needed
    To do. He will always stay in
    Your heart and thoughts

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  10. Those who lose their life for my name sack will rewarded in the next life, My condolence to his families and relatives, I promise peace be unto you at this time of sorrow, The lord has called him to continue his missionary work on the other side of the world,,,, Peace I leave in the name of Jesus Christ.

  11. Mes sinceres condoleances a la famille eprouvée
    Nous prierons toujour pour notre collegue qui viens de traversé ce voile, nous savons qu’il est ds un bon endroit ou il continuera l’oeuvre de Dieu,…
    Paix a son âme

  12. Lorsque je eu cette information, j’étais tellement choque mai je prie que tu continues toujours avec ta mission même au delà

  13. By reading this message I hope his love ones know how much our Heavenly father Needs him that he had to take him away early🙌 Remember that god only Chooses the best ones when he needs them❤️ we are all children of God and he have plan for each and everyone of us ❤️ FLIGH HIGH ELDER 🙌

  14. It’s always a great blessing to know The Plan of Happiness. When one dies, we know he goes to his place on the other side and continue serving the Lord through missionary work to those who have not learned the gospel of Jesus Christ. So we can stop mourning especially for one who died while serving a mission. He will be missed, But his eternal journey will continue. I am grateful for this knowledge.

  15. So sorry for the loss of your beautiful son, my heart breaks for you. I pray you will have comfort from our knowledge of the gospel 💔

  16. My condolence to the family. May your soul rest in perfect peace till we meet again.

  17. A soldier of Christ’s Army is in HIS arms. May the Glory of God embrace him for ever….RIP

  18. This story breaks my heart. As a mom of a missionary I just can’t imagine how his parents are feeling. Sending virtual hugs out to you, and praying for your comfort.

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