Virginia Lee McGee 1924 - 2013 Eudora, KS
Funeral services for Virginia Lee McGee, 89, Eudora, will be 11 am Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Eudora City Cemetery. Mrs. McGee died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Johnson Co., Kansas, the daughter of George and Roma Mills Austill. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School, and worked in final assembly at Boeing Aircraft. She later worked in food service for the Eudora School District for 20 years. She volunteered at Medicalodges – Eudora and Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed gardening, genealogy, archery, and seamstress work.
She married Thomas S. McGee on June 6, 1942, in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 2013, as did her parents, and a brother, Cecil Austill.
Survivors include a son, Michael McGee, Baldwin City; two daughters, Carol Roper Clark, Mountain View, Ark., and Roma Tesch and husband Jim, Overbrook; 8 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandson. Friends may call from 8 am to 8 pm Friday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 10 am until service time Saturday. The casket will remain closed.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Visiting Nurses or St. Paul United Church of Christ, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.
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