SPRINGFIELD – Mae Lila McGee, 92, of Springfield died at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Villa East Healthcare in Sherman. She was born on August 4, 1917, in Springfield, Illinois to Walter and Lila Mae McDermand Winesburg. She married Max McGee in 1986; he preceded her in death in 1992. She was also preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Lila Mae; and sister, Dorothy Fatheree.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Jean (Joe) Mahoney of Chatham and Charlotte Hinds and Carol (Marc) Gibbs, both of Springfield; 1 son, Larry (Elaine) Bolt of Springfield; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 stepgrandchildren; 2 sisters, Lois (Paul) Langan of Marion and Ruth Payne of Springfield; brother, Walter (Emily) Winesburg of Nashville, TN; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mae was a lifelong resident of Springfield and retired as a supervisor with Canteen Corporation Food Services. She was a member and was very involved with Southern View Chapel. Mae enjoyed visiting and helping friends and family.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home, with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Gary Gilley will be officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Southern View Chapel.
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