Roosevelt ‘Number 1’ McGee

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Services for Roosevelt “Number 1” McGee of Brookhaven are 7 p.m.Friday at R.E. Tyler Funeral Home with burial in Rose HillCemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. McGee, 71, died Nov. 12, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Feb. 8, 1934, to the late Jim McGee andBeulah Lee McGee.

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He was a city employee in the Sanitation Department. He was amember of Rose Hill M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were a daughter, Mary Lillian Maxwell,and five brothers.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Johnson McGee of; son, Gregory C.McGee; his daughers, Sylvia Newton, Jerry Lynn McGee, CarolynTaylor and Brenda Glasper, all of Brookhaven; his sisters, EulaDennis and Helen Nealy, both of New Orleans; 16 grandchildren; and23 great-granchildren.