Opal Gravelle McGaha Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, April 20th, 1921

Date of Death:

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Funeral Home:

Young's Funeral Home
609 North E.E. Wallace Blvd
Ferriday, Louisana, UNITED STATES


Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Gravelle McGaha, 88 ,of Ferriday, LA will be held at Young's Funeral Home, Ferriday, on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 10:00 AM with Bro. Preston Holder officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery , Jena, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.

Mrs. McGaha was born April 20, 1921 in Jena, LA and passed away Thursday, October 8, 2009 at Crown Health And Rehab of Natchez. She was a resident of Ferriday, a retired Beautician after over 40 years of service, and a member of the Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

She was preceded in Death by:

Father-Henry David Poole

Mother-Nola Neal Poole

Husband-Quinton McGaha

Son-Jerry Gravelle

Grandson-Christopher Shawn Edwards

Brother-Henry Alton Poole

Brother-Johnny David Poole

Sister-Aldis Smith

Survivors include:

Daughter-Kathy Gravelle Edwards of Ferriday, La.

Daughter-Shirley Cliburn of Ferriday,La

Brother-Tommy and his wife Doris Poole of Liberty, Miss.

Sister in Law-Frances Poole of Ferriday, La.

Sister-Elois Ledingham of Birmingham, Ala.

Grandson-Stephen Paul and his wife Michelle Edwards of Ferriday, La.

Grandson-Collin Avery Edwards of Ferriday, La.

Great grandchildren-Chance Edwards, Jarred Edwards, Tori Edwards, Brye Edwards and Stephen Crain

A special thanks to Dr. Barry Tillman and Crown Health & Rehab of Natchez.

The Pallbearers will be Stephen Paul Edwards, Collin Edwards, Chance Edwards, Jarred Edwards, Tim Poole, Ronnie and Jeffery Poole

The family will receive friends at Young's Funeral Home from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM Friday, October 9, 2009.

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