Tri-City Ledger -

Pearline Daughtry McGhee


May 23, 2019

Pearline Daughtry McGhee, 83, of Poarch, Ala., died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Atmore.

Mrs. McGhee was born June 22, 1935 to Homer Jack and Nora McGhee Daughtry in Poarch. A lifelong member of the Friendly Holiness Church and daughter-in-law of the late Chief Calvin McGhee, she was a retired Department Director at the Department of Defence Army Depot in Corpus Christi, Texas. Also a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, she formally served on the tribal council.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Monday, May 13, at McCullough Christian Center with Bros. Ralph Coleman and Ray Ward officiating. Burial followed at New Home Cemetery with Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. McGhee is survived by one son, Rickey McGhee of Canoe, Ala.; three daughters, Rose McGhee Coon, Carrie (Randy) Martin and Charlene McGhee, all of Poarch; one sister, Betty (Leonard) Garlitz of Birmingham, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. McGhee was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Edward McGhee; her parents; one brother, W.C. Daughtry; one sister, Earline D. Coleman; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.


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