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Karen Marie (Gay) McGee

February 3, 1963 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 55)

Mrs. Karen Marie Gay McGee, age 55, beloved wife to Russell E. McGee, Sr., entered into rest on Friday, December 28th, 2018 at her home.

 In addition to her husband she is survived by her sons, Russell E. (Kim) McGee, Jr., Nathan Drew McGee; daughter, Tabatha Marie (Marie) McGee; Parents, Robert L. and Janice A. Cosnahan Gay; brothers, James L. (Carol) Gay, Robert E. (Kathy) Gay; sister, Pam S. (Earl) Wessinger; and grandchildren, Wyatt Wright, Kara Wright, Devin Vinson, Russell E. McGee III, Blaire Joeann McGee and Bradley McGee.

Mrs. McGee was a lifelong resident of Aiken County and worked for 18 years for the Aiken County Public School system. She also enjoyed the mountains. Her favorite saying was, “the mountains are calling, and I must go”. Today we know that she is seeing mountains that are far more beautiful than the ones here on earth. Mrs. McGee will be greatly missed by her family and friends who loved her dearly.

A funeral service celebrating her life will be held on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 11 o’clock am in the chapel of Napier Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tony Rhodes officiating. The interment will immediately follow at the Historic Graniteville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday Evening, December 30th, 2018 from 6-8pm at Napier Funeral Home. If you wish to call or visit the family, they will be receiving friends at the Gay residence located at: 215 Irene St. North Augusta, SC 29841.  

Pallbearers will be: Devin Vinson, Wyatt Wright, William Edward Gay, Shaun Davis, Trey McGee and William Lucas.

If so desired, memorials may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America located at: 600 Celebrate Life Parkway. Newnan, Ga 30265.

Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at

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