On August 24, 1932, Eula Maxine McGee was born to the late Clarence and Mary Warren. Her parents preceded her in death. Maxine gave her life to Christ at an early age while attending Quinn Chapel. She was educated at Ashland County Training School, later named T.W. Daniel School.
Ms. McGee’s husband Willis McGee preceded her in death. To this holy matrimony, five children were born: Brenda Laverne Scott (Mitchell), Shirley Jaynell McDaniel (Ronald), Calvin LaMond McGee (Gwendolyn), William Morris McGee, and Cynthia Marie McGee. Her stepchildren are Ruth Gilbert (Carl) Gerlyn Moore, Barbara Morris, Willistine Robinson (James), Charles McGee, Jimmy McGee, Johnny McGee, Lynda Hicks.
She has three surviving siblings, Abertine Newton of Crossett, AR, and Ruby Jewel Warren of Little Rock, AR: O W Warren of Oakland, CA. She is preceded in death by sisters: Dorothy Warren, Irene Denton, Irma Jean Warren, Lorine Springs, and Lou Bertha Rayford. Her brothers who preceded in death are Elbert Ray Warren, J C Warren, and W C Warren. Cherishing her memory also includes a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins, and lots of friends, including her church.
Her employment history includes: a presser for Lucky Cleaners and working for the Crossett Public Schools as part of the custodial staff. She also served her family, church, and community.
She attended New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Jesse Radford, Jr. There, she was an officer of the Mission Ministry. She was also one of the Mothers of the church.
Ms. McGee was very musically inclined. She was well versed in playing the piano and the harmonica as well as having a good singing voice. She received so much pleasure with those instruments and oftentimes would include the family to join her in playing and singing. She was really a fun person and always wanted to make you laugh, sometimes laughing harder than you would. Maxine enjoyed going to the Center to gather with others to do the things they enjoyed. Her hobbies include feeding and watching birds, planting flowers, and sitting on the porch or in the yard watching traffic.
A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
A viewing will be held from 11 until 7 on Friday, September 18, 2020, at the chqpel under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.
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