Rosa Melissa (Best) McGee, age 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 at her home in Mustang. She was born March 16, 1932 in Columbus County, North Carolina to Arthur and Rena (Gore) Best and grew up in the Whiteville area and was a graduate of Whiteville High School.
Rosa was a longtime employee of Carolina T &T before retiring in 1985. She moved to Mustang in 2007 after the death of her husband Lee John.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lee John and two brothers Fredrick and Thomas.
She is survived by one son Lee John McGee, Jr. and wife Cheryl of Mustang; five grandchildren: Cheryl McGee, Kellie Gribble and husband Stephen, Claton Mignone and wife Kelly, Lindsey Tennell and husband Corey and Kristin Stevens and husband Chase; also by 12 great-grandchildren and one sister, Virginia (Gini) Stone of Wake Forrest, North Carolina.
Rosa will be buried with her husband in Columbus Memorial Cemetery, Whiteville, North Carolina. McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang are in charge of handling arrangements in Oklahoma and Peacock Funeral Home, Whiteville, North Carolina are in charge of burial.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcneilsfuneral.com.