Murphy McGhee

Published 1:16 pm Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Mr. Murphy McGhee, 70, passed away on Mon., Sept. 21, 2020 in Pensacola, Fla. 

Mr. McGhee was a native of Atmore, spent most of his adult life in Pensacola (45 years) with his sister, Norma, and had resided in Poarch for a number of years.

He was a member of the Poarch Creek Indians and attended the Atmore Apostolic Church.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard McGhee Sr. and Eula McGhee; step-mother, Erdeal Pennington; one brother, Hollie McGhee; and three sisters, Margaret Owens, Norma Arnette and Clemie McGhee.  

He is survived by one brother, Leonard McGhee Jr. of Foley; two step-brothers; two step-sisters; two nieces; five nephews; seven great-nieces; 10 great-nephews; and a host of cousins and other family.  

Funeral services were held on Sept. 24, 2020 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. David McNairn and Rev. Ray Ward serving as officiants. 

Burial followed at the New Home Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were be Bryan McGhee, Robert Gafford, Jamie Gafford, Matthew McGhee, Melvin McGhee and Jerrell Hollinger. 

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