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Mae "Cookie" McGhee

September 16, 1952 - March 25, 2020

In this season of COVID-19, we are unable to reach out and grieve together as we once did. In an effort to help all of us remember and celebrate the life of Mae "Cookie" McGhee, we (Rodney, Anthony, and Kevin), have created this GatheringUs memorial page. Here, you are able to share your stories, photos,...  see more

OBITUARY
Mae Etta McGhee "Cookie"  Her Story        Mae Etta McGhee “Cookie” was born on September 16, 1952 in Rossville Tennessee to George and Mary Morton.  Sadly, her parents, George and Mary and brothers, H.C., George Jr. “PeeWee” and Larry Morton and sister Bernice Pointer all preceded her in death.   Mae “Cookie” confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at Hebrew Baptist Church in Rossville, Tennessee.  Later in life she joined...  see more
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  • Kevin  McGhee
    Hi Mom, your grandson and granddaughter are growing up and continue to amaze me. The joy they exude when they find something they like to do is contiguous. KJ is finishing up his Junior year in HS and Kira Jai will be graduating from the 8th grade...  more
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Happy Birthday, Mom! We Love ♥ & Miss You 🙏
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Miss you Mom!
  • Chinetta “Muffin” McGhee
    Granny my granny🍪
    My God‼️ This is sooooo tough for me. Seeing you Rest In Peace was sooo hard for me but knowing that you are with our Lord, I’m ok. But my heart is still so sensitive. Hearing your name brings me to tears. Driving pass...  more
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    • Chinetta “Muffin” McGhee
      Kevin McGhee Hi my beautiful niece. Grandma is so proud of her grandkids and always wanted the best for you guys. Continue to love life and your family. To God be the Glory! Stay encourage...
      • April 23, 2020
  • Maria McGhee
    I'm still in disbelief that my Aunt Cookie is gone😭 Every time you would come to TN. We would have girl talk. You gave me so much good advice about life. I'm going to miss you so much....... My McGhee family, I wish I could be there to grieve with...  more
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    • Maria McGhee
      Kevin McGhee Hi Cuz! Thanks for your kind words. We love you... Stay safe and hug the family for me' God Bless!
      • April 23, 2020
  • Saranja Hicks
    First, I want to offer my condolences to Rodney, Anthony and Kevin. I remember your mom as a hard working, loving, kind and devoted mother. When we lived next door to you guys, I remember seeing her come home from long work days, clearly tired, but she...  more
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    • Saranja Hicks
      Kevin McGhee Thanks Saranja! You're right, Mom was definitely a hard worker and she will be missed dearly. Thanks for being great neighbors and we will do our best to keep her memories alive with smiles and laughter.
      • April 14, 2020
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Thank you to Pastor Johnnie R. Haynie of Garden of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church for officiating our mother home going service. The McGhee family sincerely appreciate your thoughtfulness and acts of kindness. God Bless You, Pastor Haynie!
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Thank you to Johnson-Miller Funeral Chapel team for allowing the McGhee family to utilize the building to celebrate our Mother Mae Etta McGhee "Cookie" home going service.
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Thank You, Maywood Fine Arts...
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Thank You, New Life Southeast Church: Pastor John and Anna Hanna.
  • Kevin  McGhee
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  • Kevin  McGhee
    Thank you all for sending your condolences, well wishes, thoughts and prayers.

    The McGhee Family
  • G Wilson
    I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Suffering a loss is never easy so I am keeping you all in my prayers and hope you are comforted and find peace in this most difficult time.
  • Terrence Thomas
    There is no tangible means of quantifying what a mother means to us all. It is in this breathe that I offer to the McGhee family my sincerest condolences. My family and I stand with you in thought and prayer during this time.
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    • Terrence Thomas
      Kevin McGhee Bucci, You already know. My little brother that has so much potential it's oozing out of his heart. Thanks for sending your condolences. Much Love Fam!
      • April 4, 2020
  • Edward Watson
    I did not personally know Ms McGhee, however I feel as if I knew something about her by knowing her son Kevin! I see love, joy, a care for family and community, excellence, hard working and most of all a love for Jesus!!! It’s said an apple doesn’t...  more
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    • Edward Watson
      Kevin McGhee Ed, I know we moved in different parts of the country but you always there when I pick up the phone or send a text. Thanks my brother for the kind words.
      • April 4, 2020
  • Jeffery Hunter
    Our prayers are with the McGhee family during sad but happy moments, stay strong in the Lord.
  • Jeraldine Mcghee-Graham
    I was bless to have a sister-in-law that was more like my big sister. I was honored to have you visit me in Atlanta about 2 years ago. It was awesome driving you, Evelyn and Aunt Ida Mae around. We had a great time riding, eating, sight seeing every day....  more
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    • Jeraldine Mcghee-Graham
      Kevin McGhee Hi Auntie and thanks for calling to check on us. We love you with grace of God.
      • April 4, 2020
  • Kevin  McGhee
    Remembering The Life and Legacy of Mae "Cookie" McGhee
  • Jette Draper
    Our hearts are with you
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    • Jette Draper
      Kevin McGhee Thanks Jette, for dropping in to send your thoughts. I'm sure Anthony remember this picture. Love!
      • April 4, 2020
  • Camille Williams
    Sending love from the sisters
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    • Camille Williams
      Kevin McGhee Nice, I have that same picture in the photo section. Take a look! Look at those smile
      • April 4, 2020
  • Camille Williams
    Sending hugs and love we are going to miss Aunt Cookie
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    • Camille Williams
      Kevin McGhee Thanks Camille for leaving your comment. We are for forever grateful for you guys! We'll see you guys soon... To God be the Glory!
      • April 4, 2020
  • Shiba Jett
    Cookie will ABSOLUTELY be missed. My heartfelt condolences and prayers of comfort and healing to all.
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    • Shiba Jett
      Kevin McGhee Thanks Ms. Jett. Wonderful friend for over over 30 years... Mom will be missed!
      • April 4, 2020
  • Ethel Sanders
    Still trying to process the fact that you’re gone.😢😢😢😢. This is so hard! My cousin/sister, close friend, confidante and Chicago road dawg! How can you not be in Chicago when I come to visit, OMG! I loved you so much! RIH my friend.
  • Henry McGhee
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    • Henry McGhee
      Henry McGhee I Thank God for my cousin , you raised 3 GOOD MEN , your example of hard work ,family commitment and love for friends and neighbors will live on in your son's and your grandchildren, JOB WELL DONE , RIP .
      • March 29, 2020
    • Henry McGhee
      Kevin McGhee Thanks Unk/Cuz we love you and we know mom is extremely proud of her family.
      • April 4, 2020
  • Peter Beale-DelVecchio
    I never had the pleasure of meeting “Cookie” though, from working with Kevin, it is clear to me that she must have been a faithful, kind, dedicated, strong, and hardworking soul. I pray that all the fond memories of her strengthen her family in the days ahead.
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    • Peter Beale-DelVecchio
      Kevin McGhee Pete,Thanks for allowing me the proper time to make the necessary arrangement with my family for our mother celebration. She will be missed'
      • April 4, 2020
  • Sandra Gray
    My sincere heart felt sorrow for the passing of such a beautiful mother and friend. Her dear son's and family meant the world to. There wasn't anything she wouldn't do to help someone. This truly heartbreaking for me. Please know that your dear mother...  more
  • Danyale Lane
    Cookie, I will miss you dearly. Right from the start you invited into your family and treated me like your daughter. You were so excited to be having your 1st grandchild and you were the absolute best granny I could have hoped for. You were always there...  more
  • Dijonee McGhee
    As my grandmas first grandchild I will always remember the times growing up at her house. She was the most hard working woman I’ve ever known. Always there when I needed her. Always there for a good talk and encouragement. A role model for me and will...  more
  • Damian Lillard
    I miss you Grandma. I’ll never forget the moments we shared.
  • Jasmine M. McGhee
    Will miss you aunt Cook. I will continue to reflect on your pearls, smile/laugh at our good memories, and carry on the ministry of meeting needs and serving in LOVE like you....I ✊🏾🙏🏾💜

    Nothing can stop nor slow you down now!
    Rise in Power...  more