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Carolyn Hite McGhee

April 25, 1934 — December 4, 2019

Carolyn Hite McGhee

Carolyn Hite McGhee of Halifax, VA passed away December 4, 2019.  She was born in Mecklenburg, VA on April 25, 1934 and was 85 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Johnnie Cornelius Hite and the late Avis Blanks Hite. She was married to the late William Augustus Giles McGhee, Sr.


She was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church and a graduate of Clarksville High School.  


Carolyn Hite McGhee is survived by:

Her Children

Catherine McGhee Cole and husband John of Halifax

William Augustus Giles McGhee, Jr. and Rhonda of Nathalie

Four Grandchildren

John L. Cole, IV and wife Jennifer of Nathalie

Caren Cole DeJarnette and husband Ryan of South Boston

William Augustus Giles McGhee, III of Richmond

Christopher T. McGhee of Nathalie

Four Great Grandchildren


Kathleen McGhee of Halifax


Charles Nelson of Nelson


***Preceded in death by***

Two Sisters

Rita Hite Nelson

Charlotte Hite Coleman


A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Eldridge Cullum officiating. Committal rites will follow the service in the Powell Funeral Home Chapel.


The family will receive friends Saturday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter, 1047 Evergreen Tr., Halifax, VA.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services


Saturday, December 7, 2019

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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