Margaret Godbold McGee

Published 11:48 am Thursday, May 30, 2024

Margaret Godbold McGee, 73, of Wesson, Mississippi, and Oxford, Mississippi, passed away after a long and brave battle with cancer on May 28, 2024, in Oxford, Mississippi.
She was born on October 25, 1950, to Hazel Cloy Godbold and Horace Gilmore Godbold Jr., and grew up in Franklin County, Mississippi. Margaret attended Franklin County Schools before studying elementary education at Copiah-Lincoln Community College and then later at Mississippi College, graduating with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi College. She taught in Lincoln County and Copiah County schools throughout her career of over twenty-five years in education.
Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, and she is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, Carl Anthony “Tony” McGee; her daughter Rebecca McGee Jolly of Oxford along with Rebecca’s husband, Robert, and two beloved grandsons, Winston Godbold Jolly and Willis McGee “Mac” Jolly; and her brother, Horace Gilmore “Buddy” Godbold III and his family.
The family will have a private burial service at Wright’s Bethesda United Methodist Church in McCall Creek on Monday, June 3rd. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Margaret’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by visiting:

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