Oct 11, 2018 at 8:59 AM
KINGSPORT - Lorraine McGee, 94, Kingsport, died Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Steadman Hill Assisted Living.
Lorraine was born in Norton, VA, a daughter of John and Violet Compton of Richlands, VA. She attended schools in Calvin and Keokee, VA, and was a graduate of Hiwassee High School and from Radford University. Lorraine taught for seven years in the Business Department in Richlands High School. She found this to be a fulfilling time in her life.
She married William Andrew (Bill) McGee in 1951 and they moved to Kingsport, TN in 1952, where she worked as a secretary for three years at Holston Defense. Lorraine was a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church and the Crusade Sunday School Class.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband and her brother, Lowell Compton of Richlands.
Lorraine is survived by her sister-in-law, Peggy Compton of Evansville, IN; two nieces, Debra Ball (Bill) of Holly Springs, NC, and Tracie Elsner (Greg) of Evansville, IN; a great-niece, Emalee Deel of Henderson Kentucky; and a great-nephew, Timothy Ball (Courtney) of Cary, NC.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jack P. Weikel and Dr. Randy Frye officiating.
Memorials may be made to First Broad Street United Methodist Church, 100 E. Church Circle, Kingsport, TN 37660, or to the Sullivan County Humane Society, 2141 Idle Hour Rd., Kingsport, TN 37660.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.
Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport is serving the family of Lorraine McGee.