Geaneail Magee

Published 2:11 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Miss Geaneail Magee was born on Jan. 9, 1957, in Bogalusa, to the late Johnny Magee and Mrs. Juanita Brumfield Magee. She departed from her earthly temple on May 8, 2022, at the St. Tammany Hospital.

Geaneail graduated in 1976 from Bogalusa High School. She worked at the Avenue U YMCA Café for several years while she was in high school. After graduation, she moved to Detroit, Mich. Upon returning, she attended cosmetology school and worked for Crain and Sons Funeral Home doing hair.

She worked with the children at Southeast Louisiana State Hospital in Mandeville, for several years. Geaneail loved to cook. She worked as a personal cook for residents of Bogalusa. She also worked as a cook at Sony’s Pizza in Bogalusa and Bino’s.

Geaneail attended church at Brown’s Temple AOH Church of God for many years in Gulfport, Miss. She also attended Greater Bogalusa Church for several years.

Miss Geaneail Magee leaves behind to cherish her memories: her son, Alfonzo Magee of Bogalusa; grandchildren, Shantrice Lewis, Destiny Smith, Da’Jonique Smith, Brandon Morris Jr., JaKheem Smith, Azaria Anders and Terrance K. Magee, all of Bogalusa; a special nephew, Willie Moses of Atlanta, Ga., whom she helped raise; brother, Larry Jacobs of Palms Springs, Calif.; sister, Jeanette Magee Jackson of Bogalusa; aunt, Ruth Muse of Bogalusa; uncle, Charles Ray (Odessa) Brumfield of Houma; sister-in-law, Lorraine Magee of Houma; and special friends, Donnamarie Newkirk and Debra Plummer.

Geaneail was preceded in death by her parents, John and Juanita Magee; sister, Diane Wilson; brother, Johnny B. Magee Jr.; nephews, Terrance Magee, Keith Magee and Johnny B Magee III; and nieces, Samantha Magee and Tina Henry.

The memorial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Crain and Sons Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook online at