Myrtis L. Magee
Feb. 22, 1946 – Feb. 13, 2022
Myrtis L. Magee, 75, of Tylertown, died Feb. 13, 2022, at Southwest Medical Center in McComb.
Born Feb. 22, 1946, in Tylertown, she was the daughter of the late Arteamus Carson and Zeakie Mae Conerly Carson.
She finished school at the Urban League Division Training in New Orleans. She worked as a janitorial and nurse assistant at University Hospital. She started attending Zion COGIC April 6, 2003.
She married Robert Magee July 15, 1967 and they had seven children.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two children, Calvin Michael and Teamus Magee; husband, Robert Earl Magee; siblings, Percy Carson, Lee Carson and Ora Lee Carson.
Survivors are two sons, James E. Magee and Robert E. Magee; three daughters, Carmen Magee, Brenda Magee (Tracy) James, and Tracy Magee; one sister, Ruby Roussell; 12 grandchildren, Deondra, Iesha, Ria, Akayla, Tootie, Bre Nivea, RoRo, Pooh, MyMy, Robin and Nicole; devoted friends, Terrence Lewis Jr. and Margi Mizitte; four great grandchildren, Da’Nyla Ross, Johone Blowe, Le’Asia Magee and My’Jia Magee.
A graveside service was Feb. 19, 2022, at Tylertown Cemetery II, with the Eld. Kenneth Barnes rendering the eulogy and officiating, interment to follow.
Pallbearers were Robert Magee, LaVelle Howard, Ronald Jackson Jr., Tracy James, Paul Magee and James A. Magee.
Honorary pallbearers were Robert Magee, Ryan Raiford, Ronald Jackson Jr., and James E. Magee.
Washington Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.