Ernestine Daughtry

Published 6:50 pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Mrs. Ernestine Daughtry, 90, passed away on September 17, 2019, at her home in Poarch.

Mrs. Daughtry was a native and lifelong resident of Poarch.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a devoted aunt to many nieces and nephews.

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She was a retired housewife. She served on the Tribal Council for over 17 years and a member of the housing board for over 10 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, DC Daughtry; mother, Lena Jackson McGhee; father, Dan McGhee; sister, Inez Daughtry; and brother, Howard Dan McGhee.

She is survived by two daughters, Jackie Smith and Charlotte Meckel (Martin) both of Poarch; two sons, Jack Allen McGhee (Charlotte) of Pensacola, Fla. and Douglas Charles Daughtry of Poarch; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to her care giver of three years, Mrs. Lisa McMillian Grant.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at McCullough Christian Center with Father Mike Hill and Bro Fred Ray Ward officiating.

Burial followed at the Judson Cemetery and food will be served at the PCI pavilion.

Visitation was held September 20, 2019 at the McCullough Christian Center.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Ron Salter Jr., Trenton Daughtry, Travis Daughtry, Troy Daughtry, Tristan Daughtry, Trevor Daughtry, Keelon Daughtry and Keaton Daughtry.

Honorary pallbearers were Robbie McGhee, Daniel McGhee, Charles O’Barr, Jonathan O’Barr, Jason Griffey, Gerry McGhee, Kendall Reed, Logan Smith and David Kirby.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.