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Columbia Missourian

Betty J. McGee enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family

By Hannah Reese
November 2, 2013 | 5:16 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Betty J. McGee died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. She was 84.

She was born Sept. 17, 1929, in Boone County to Roy and Thelma Toalson Henry.

She married Olan McGee on Sept. 27, 1947.

She was a member of Northwood Baptist Church. Mrs. McGee babysat from her home for many years. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. McGee is survived by her husband, Olan, of Columbia; five sons, Steve McGee of Versailles, Dan McGee of Eldon, Kenneth McGee of Columbia, Duane McGee and his wife, Jennifer, of Columbia, and Mark McGee and his wife, Lisa, of Columbia; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and one sister died earlier.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday with a burial following at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

Memorial contributions can be made to Northwood Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.

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