Olivette M. McGhee

Published 9:06 am Thursday, July 20, 2023

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Olivette M. McGhee, 78, of Poarch, passed away on July 13, 2023.

She was born on August 14, 1944 in Atmore to the late Shirley L. McGhee and Willie Lee (A.D.) Martin.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 52 years, Dewey L. McGhee; her siblings, Shirley Von McGhee, Jody Martin and Bobby Martin; and her granddaughter, Feather McGhee.

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She is survived by her children, Calvin (Patsy) McGhee of Poarch, Althea (Frankie) Bell of Atmore, Tyler (Cynthia) McGhee of Poarch and Natasha (Aubrey) Rolin of Poarch; her siblings, Ellis (Cynthia) Martin of Wetumpka, Randy (Carrie) Martin of Poarch, James T. Martin of Woodward, Texas, Phillip (Donna) Martin of Huxford, Matthew (Denise) Martin of Flomaton, Patricia Tew of Brundidge and Angela Devilbiss of Poarch; her sister in law, Eldnar McGhee; her grandchildren, Kyle, Tamaniek, Thunder, Brian, Brooke, Brent, TJ, Lexie, Stormy, Kyler and Madyson; 16 great-grandchildren, along with numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends; a special family friend, Annette Hixon Frye; her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on July 18, 2023 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brian Eskelinen, Bro. David Weaver Jr., Bro. Lashawen Hixon and her granddaughter, Tamaniek Sanchez officiating. Interment followed in New Home Cemetery in Poarch.

Active pallbearers were Kyle Lage, Thunder McGhee, Brent Bell, Brian Bell, Kyler McGlothren, TJ McGhee and Frankie Jones.

Honorary pallbearers were Ellis Martin, Randy Martin, Timmy Martin, Phillip Martin and Matthew Martin.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.