Chief Houston Lee McGhee

Published 3:52 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Chief Houston Lee McGhee, 74, of Atmore, died Tuesday, Jan. 31 at his residence. He was maintenance supervisor with Poarch Creek Indians, born in Escambia County, Ala. on March 17, 1937 to the late Chief Calvin William and Joyce Ingram McGhee.

He is preceded in death by three brothers; Roy L. McGhee, Curtis E. McGhee and J. Frank McGhee.

Survivors are: His wife, Margie L. Brown McGhee; three daughters, Jacqueline L. Hadley, Valerie L. McGhee and husband Nicky, Beverly A. Holcomb and husband Nathan, all of Atmore; one brother, Dewey L. McGhee and wife Olivette, of Atmore; six grandchildren, Valisa L. Hadley, John Houston Chance and wife Ashley, Robert Shane Hadley, Kelley Danielle Presley and husband Matt, John English and wife Magen, Jessica Martin and husband Dusty; seven great-grandchildren, Nenaeh Hadley, Hunter Chance, Colby and Cara English, Makenzie, Layton and Kaison Martin.

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Services will be Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. from Atmore Memorial Chapel with Rev. Robert Thrower officiating. Internment will follow in New Home Cemetery at Poarch.

Family will receive friends Friday evening Feb. 3, at Atmore Memorial Chapel from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of all arrangements. Atmore, Al.