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Myrtle Lorain McGhee

January 13, 1940 — November 5, 2022

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Myrtle Lorain McGhee, age 82, passed away November 5, 2022 at Mill Creek Nursing and Rehab of Galion. Myrtle was born to the late Steve and Melay "Wilburn" Lawhun in Dearborn Michigan January 13, 1940. Myrtle is preceded in death by parents, husband, Thomas R. McGhee; children, William Howard and Rodger Rister; brothers, Earl Lawhun, Steve Lawhun Jr., and Harlen Rister.

Myrtle is survived by children, Orville (Mary) Rister, Oliver (Kimberly) Rister, Sharlet Payne, James Rister, Jr. Rister, and Thomas Howard; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Myrtle was very nature oriented, she enjoyed fishing, hunting, and family camping trips. She was a member of the New Winchester House of Praise Church. She enjoyed having animals her whole life and made sure to take care of her family.

There will be a graveside service at Union Cemetery at 1:00PM Friday. Memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society. Moments of remembrance may be left online at

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Friday, November 11, 2022

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