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Oct. 8, 1918-April 27, 2010

ROCKY MOUNT -- Marguerite Kelsey McGee, 91, longtime Rocky Mount resident, died Tuesday in Salisbury.

Services will be held by the graveside Friday at 2:30 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive.

Born Oct. 8, 1918, in Lugoff, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Judd D. Kelsey and Gabrilla Maxwell Kelsey of Chester, S.C.

A graduate of Chester High School, she earned an associate degree in business from Nash Community College in 1986.

She is survived by her six children, Marguerite Kelsey McGee of Chico, Ga., Thomas Noble McGee III and wife, Berni, of Winston-Salem, Frances McGee Vance and husband, Andy, of Salisbury, Robert J. McGee of Raleigh, Katherine McGee Orloff and husband, Jeff, of San Jose, Calif., and Boon McGee and wife, Elizabeth, of Raleigh; four granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Noble McGee Jr., whom she married March 21, 1936; and two brothers, William Randolph Kelsey and Lamar H. Kelsey.

Friends and family will be received at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive Friday from noon to 1 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

On line condolences may be noted at www.tyndallfh.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 28, 2010 1:47 PM