Lucy Marie Osborne McGhee

    Lucy Marie Osborne McGhee, 81, of Andrews, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016.
    Mrs. McGhee was born July 12, 1934, in Andrews, to the late David Russell Osborne and Gaynell Johnson Osborne. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Acuff McGhee Jr. and two brothers, James D. Osborne and Luther M. Osborne.
    She is survived by three sons, Bradford McGhee and his wife Audra of Eureka, Mont,, Mark McGhee of Andrews, and Russell McGhee of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Mary Savage of Surry County, Va., and Billie Viel of Staunton, Va.; sister-in-law,  Lois Sapp and husband Lee of Stewart, Fla.; grandsons, Travis McGhee of Newberry, S.C., Jesse McGhee and his wife, Tanya of North Pole, Alaska, Justin McGhee and his wife, Sarah of Anchorage, Alaska, and Joseph McGhee and his wife Cami of Anchorage; and six great-grandchildren.
    Lucy was always interested in genealogy and kept a very detailed family history. She would help friends and family, and really enjoyed working with them to research their family history too. She retired in 1994, and would often comment that she was never bored and never regretted her decision of when to retire. Soon after retirement, she became interested in computers, and was considered the most “tech-savvy” person among her friends, and the first one they would call when they had a technical question. The growth of the Internet only expanded her technical and genealogical interests, as she was able to research more than ever before. She enjoyed being alone as well as spending time with her friends, and really enjoyed meeting them for breakfast/lunch as often as possible.
     She loved her boys, and shared a special bond with all of them. She made a lasting impact on their lives.
     She will be severely missed.
     In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to: PBC, http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/pbc, or call 212-668-1000
    Condolences may be made online at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com.

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