Sunday, January 3, 2021

Gerald C. McGee

Mr. Gerald Chamblee McGee, 84, passed away on January 2, 2021, at the Winston County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Scott Lowrey and Rev. Doug Wise officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, friends are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Gerald was born July 16, 1936, in Louisville, MS, to Grace Chamblee and Walter Grady McGee. He was a graduate of Louisville High School and attended East Central Community College, before joining the U. S. Air Force. After his military service, he worked at Joe McCully Grocery, and as a machinist for the T. Z. Brown Machine Shop. Later, he worked as a guard at Taylor Machine Works. Gerald was a faithful member of First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lila Nell McGee Miller; and a brother, James P. “Fibber” McGee, an infant son, William Charles McGee, and a son-in-law, Bobby Kennedy.

He is survived by his wife, Ann McGee of Louisville; three daughters, Sharon Kennedy and Lisa (Chris) Parker, both of Louisville, and Deborah (Stephen) Brown of Brandon, MS; eight grandchildren, Sara Roberts, Mary Margaret Klun, Jonathan Parker, Jeremy Parker, Jessica Parker, Christopher Brown, Michael Brown, and Katie Knight; four great great grandchildren, Jackson Roberts, Miles Roberts, Bailey Roberts, and James Knight; and a step great great grandchild, Belle Knight.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Cummins, Kevin Hudson, John Wright, Charlie Wright, Terry Arnett, and Coker Fryery.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Louisville.