Born 3-23-1948 -- Died 12-30-2004
Duane Earl McGhee, 56, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2004. He was born March 23, 1948, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of Rachel L. Cypret McGhee and Rathe Lee McGhee.
He was a member and deacon at the Church of God at Pocahontas, Ark.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Joan McGhee of Pocahontas; two daughters -- Stephanie Lynn Difani of Beebe, and Kristina Dawn Rush of Beebe; four grandchildren -- Brett Difani, Blake Difani, Brennen Rush and Braidon Rush all of Beebe, Ark.; a brother, Gary McGhee of Couch; two sisters -- Janet Roberts and Gale Weber of Couch, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Bryant Kim McGhee.
The funeral service was Jan. 1, 2005, at the Church of God at Pocahontas with Dewayne Smith officiating. Burial was in the Cotton Creek Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas, Ark.