Chlora McGehee McDaniel

Published 8:56 pm Friday, May 9, 2014

Chlora McGehee McDaniel, age 102, ended her physical existence on earth on May 2, 2014, and started her new beginning in the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
She was born on a farm in East Fork, La., the sixth child of 11 children whose parents were Ivy M McGehee and Lucy D. McGehee. She made her profession when she was 13 years old, was baptized in the Tangipahoa River and was a member of East Fork Baptist Church until she graduated from Kentwood High School in June of 1930. She then married William Eugene McDaniel and moved to Bogalusa. She had been a member of First Baptist Church in Bogalusa since July 14, 1930.
In addition to being an active member of First Baptist Church, she was a member of the Garden Club and Matron’s Club and served as a volunteer pink lady at the Bogalusa Medical Center for years. Love of God and her family were paramount to her.
She is survived by her son, William Eugene McDaniel Jr., and wife JoElyn of Deridder, La., and her daughter, Lucy McDaniel Crosby, and husband Ben of Madison, Miss., two grandchildren, Joseph Eugene McDaniel and wife Terri of Moss Bluff, La., and Kay Crosby Chance and husband Wes of Madison, Miss., four great-grandchildren, Amber McDaniel, Willow Crosby and Clay and Cali Chance, and one great-great-grandchild, Skylar McDaniel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Eugene McDaniel, her parents, Ivy and Lucy McGehee, eight brothers, two sisters and a grandson, Ken Lane Crosby.
Visitation was held in the chapel of Brown-McGehee Funeral Home on Sunday, May 4, from noon until service time at 2 p.m. Burial was in Ponemah Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Whaley and the Rev. Dr. Bob Adams officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to First Baptist Church 541 Avenue F, Bogalusa.
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