Murphy McGhee

September 26, 2020

Mr. Murphy McGhee, age 70, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020, in Pensacola, Florida.

Mr. McGhee was a native of Atmore, AL, spent most of his adult life in Pensacola, FL (45 years) with his sister, Norma and had resided in Poarch, AL for a number of years. He was a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and attended the Atmore Apostolic Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard McGhee, Sr. and Eula McGhee; step-mother, Erdeal Pennington; one brother, Hollie McGhee and three sisters, Margaret Owens, Norma Arnette and Clemie McGhee.

He is survived by one brother, Leonard McGhee, Jr. of Foley, AL; two step-brothers; two step-sisters; two nieces; five nephews; seven great nieces; 10 great nephews and a host of cousins and other family.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 24, 2020, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. David McNairn and Rev. Ray Ward officiating.

Burial was at the New Home Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bryan McGhee, Robert Gafford, Jamie Gafford, Matthew McGhee, Melvin McGhee and Jerrell Hollinger.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.


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