Willa McGhee
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Willa Mae McGhee, 89, of Chicago, formerly of Brookport, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.

Mrs. McGhee was married to Harrison McCorkle Jr. in 1949.

She was a lifelong caretaker and worked in the cafeteria at Dunbar High School in Metropolis.

Survivors include her seven children; one sister; two brothers; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several  nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Eleanor McGhee; one daughter Pamala McCorkle Henderson; and eight brothers.

Private graveside service was held Saturday at Smotherman Cemetery near Brookport.

Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home of Paducah was in charge of local arrangements.
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