The Rev. Roosevelt McGehee Sr.

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 13, 2008

Services for the Rev. Roosevelt McGehee Sr., of McComb andformerly of Liberty, are 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Parson HillM.B. Church in Liberty with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 3 p.m. with family presentfrom 5 until 7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. McGehee, 96, died Oct. 9, 2008, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born in Liberty on May17, 1912, to Joseph McGehee Sr. and Martha Westbrook McGehee.

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He was a retired associate pastor of Parson Hill M.B. Church,where he was also a member.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Ollie BellCain McGehee; a son, Roosevelt McGehee Jr.; his two daughters, MaryLouise Huggins and Emma Dean Hall; his five brothers, JamesMcGehee, Squire McGehee, Ruben McGehee, A.B. McGehee and Joseph”Joe” McGehee Jr.; his four sisters, Elnora McGehee, Ruth McGehee,Erma Lee Peacock and Darnes Westbrook.

Survivors are his grandchildren, Natonya Huggins, of Waldorf,Md., Owenico Huggins and Chasko Huggins, both of Cumberland, Va.,and Nawatha Hall, of Gary, Ind.; a son-in-law, Ronald Huggins, ofCumberland; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and manydear friends.