Gertrude Estelle Carter McGehee

Gertrude Estelle Carter McGehee

Gertrude Estelle Carter McGehee, 96, of Star City passed away on June 4, 2018 at Gardner Nursing Center.

She was born on February 16, 1922 in Lincoln County to the late William Bart and Gracie Estelle Cline Carter.

She was a member of Crigler Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Also preceding her in death were her husband, Woodrow Wilson McGehee; son, Jerry Wilson McGehee; grandson, Jerry Carter McGehee; four brothers, Robert Edward Carter, Robbie Ray Carter, William Glyn Carter and Odis Gene Carter; two sisters, Joy Bernice Rupe and Loy Opal Scott; and daughter-in-law, Rozella McGehee.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Ray McGehee and Tommy (Dianne) Carter McGehee, both of Star City; two daughters, Brenda (Kenneth) Estelle Conaway of Gilmer, Texas and Lydia (Sammy) Ann Prevatte of Star City; brother, Winford “Sonny” (Shelby) Bart Carter of Santee, South Carolina; sister, Bobbie (Elmer) Ruth Carter Reynolds; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 7 at 10 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City with Bro David Leopard and Bro. Chip Wallace officiating. Visitation is Wednesday, June 6 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Holly Springs Cemetery.


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