Rose Marie McGhee

August 22, 2023

Rose Marie McGhee, age 68, of Poarch, AL passed away on August 22, 2023 in Poarch, AL.

She was born on March 6, 1955 in Florence, AL to Otis and Clara Butler McGhee. Rose was a member of Poarch Baptist Church and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. During her career, she worked for a Cookie Factory in Chicago, IL, and later with Vanity Fair Corporation and as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Teresa Lee Jay; her brother, Harold McGhee; her grandson, Patrick Jay and her granddaughter, Rebecca.

She is survived by her son, James Ivy of TN; her daughter, Jessica Ivy of Poarch, AL; her brothers, Otis McGhee, Jr. of Brewton, AL and Christopher (Denise) Johnson of Cherokee, AL; her sister, Renee (Pernell) Blackwell of Leesburg, AL; special cousins, Sandra Steverson, Willie Faye Thomas, Connie Vickery and Patricia Wessel; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; numerous family and friends. She was loved by the Poarch Community.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Poarch Baptist Church with Speaker Eric Steverson officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill

Active pallbearers will be Marion McGhee, Odell McGhee, Robbie McGhee, Brent Pinkston, Timothy Jay, Jereme Tucker, Trevor McLain, and Corey Grimes.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chelsey Short, Pasley Tucker, Hope Tucker, Kayla Taylor, Harlee McLain, Bruce Vickery and Justin Keeton.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 25, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Poarch Baptist Church.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.