Ollie Alline Magee

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Ollie Alline Magee, age 101, of Knob Noster, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, at her home.

Ollie A Magee
Ollie A Magee

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg with Brother Charles Brant officiating. Pallbearers will be Tom Bashrum, Waylan Bashrum, Larry Potts, Jr., Chuck Barlow, Mike Magee, and Jerry Mennemeier.
Interment will follow at Knob Noster Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Johnson County Hospice and can be left in care of the funeral home.
She was born Sept. 16, 1912, in Marthaville, La., the daughter of Johnas and Lizzie (Jordan) Weeks.
In 1954, she married George H. Magee in El Paso, Texas.  He preceded her in death on March 10, 1982.
Ollie and her family moved to Knob Noster, Mo. from Houston, Texas, in 1979. She owned and operated Ollie’s This N’ That Shop in her home in Knob Noster, Mo.  Ollie was a Methodist by faith. She loved dancing, gardening, collecting chicken and rooster figurines, and porcelain dolls. Ollie loved life and lived hers to the fullest.
She is survived by one son, John D. Ingram, Jr. of Mansfield, La.; three daughters, Johnnie M. Barlow, Jackie Lee and husband Jack, all of Knob Noster, Mo., and Helen Speights of Mansfield, La.; one sister, Iris McPherson of Pelican, La.; 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Ollie was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Bernice and Otha Weeks, and two sisters Mirt McNaughton and Bert Ballard.