Alberta M. McGehee, 97, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 18, 2013, at the family residence.
She was a longstanding member of Waterville Baptist Church, where she was the oldest living member.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Oma Boring; her husband, Robert Lofton McGehee; and her daughter, Marie Lea.
She will be greatly missed by her surviving family members, children: James McGehee (Frances), Faye Botts and Larry McGehee, all of Cleveland; six grandchildren: Terry Botts, Tony McGehee, Karen Botts, Tina Sonnier, Crystal Tinsley and Mark McGehee; two sisters: Opal Gibson and Inez Robertson, both of Ooltewah; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today Aug. 20, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Lovelace officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Sunset Memorial Gardens, concluding with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be made to the Waterville Baptist Church Building Fund, 4555 Dalton Pike S.E., Cleveland TN 37323.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the McGehee family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.