Elsie Saulters McGehee

Published 12:27 pm Friday, August 29, 2014

Elsie Saulters McGehee died Thursday, August 14, 2014. Funeral services were held at Saulters Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss on Monday, August 18.

Mrs. McGehee was born to Dora Holloway Saulters and Ira Vernon Saulters in Jefferson Davis County on January 5, 1929. She was a graduate of Prentiss High School and received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in public schools in Prentiss, Jackson, Harrison County and Long Beach, MS. She was a long time principal at J.W. Quarels Elementary School in Long Beach.

Mrs. McGehee had resided in Hattiesburg since 2005. She was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church and a member of The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation Club.

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She is survived by grandsons, Matthew McGehee and Andrew McGehee (Julee); granddaughter, Lexie McGehee; daughter-in-law, Amy McGehee; and great-grandchildren, Grayson, Asher, and Lily McGehee; sister, Joyce Saulters Polk (Hal); and sister-in-law, Mary Jean Saulters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Kenner McGehee, her son James Michael McGehee and her brother LaRue Saulters.

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