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Kathleen W. McGhee

June 2, 1922 — November 27, 2021

Kathleen W. McGhee

Mrs. Kathleen Wilson Hardy McGhee of Halifax, VA passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at her home.  She was born June 3, 1922 in Halifax County, VA and was 99 years old.  She was the daughter of the late Matthew Green Hardy and the late Lilly Mae Williams Tucker Hardy and was married to the late James Richard McGhee, III.


She was a member of the Beth Car Baptist Church and a retired LPN from the Halifax Regional Hospital where she was known as “Granny Mchee”.


Mrs. Kathleen Wilson Hardy McGhee is survived by:

One Daughter

Sharon Christenbury of Halifax

One Son

Jim McGhee and wife Carla of Bryantown, MD


Andrea Felso, Michael McGhee (Amanda), Sara Christenbury, Johua McGhee (Suzanne), Maria Morales and Malcolm Christenbury (Katurah).

Great Grandchildren

Sara Beth Christenbury, Nate McGhee, Noah McGhee, Tessa McGhee, John Felso, Aaron Felso and Jackson McGhee

Nieces and nephews, Matt Armel (Aya), Scott Armel (Heather), Chris Armel, Billy Tucker and Eddie Tucker

***Preceded in death by***

Two brothers, Otis Tucker and Malcolm G. Hardy

Two nephews, Otis L. Tucker, Jr. and William Rodwin Tucker

One niece, Barbara Jane Armel


Private graveside will be held with a memorial service to be held Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Beth Car Baptist with the Rev. Reggie Warren officiating.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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