WAYCROSS — Georgianne Lott McGee died Saturday, February 20, 2021, in Waycross after a brief illness. Mrs. McGee was born September 18, 1932, in Waycross, the daughter of Miller and Frances Hopkins Lott, the youngest of four siblings. She attended Waycross Public Schools and graduated from Waycross High School. While at Waycross High, Mrs. McGee played on the girl’s basketball team and was the peppiest cheerleader in the school. After high school, Mrs. McGee attended the University of Georgia where she graduated. While in Athens, she met a young law student, J. Baker McGee Jr. In 1953, they married in Waycross where they established their home. The McGees enjoyed 56 years of marital bliss until the death of Baker in 2010. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by both of her parents, her brother, Jack Lott, and her sisters, Zora Rooney and Frances Thompson. Mrs. McGee was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Waycross. She was a longtime member of the United Methodist Women serving in many roles in the local church and as treasurer on the district level for several years. She loved music and sang in the choir until her health would no longer allow it. Even then, Mrs. McGee still loved to sing the hymns in the congregation. She was actively involved in many types of mission work. Mrs. McGee delivered food to those who were housebound through the “meals on wheels” program. Her favorite charity was her church’s “Every Day with Love” mission, where she found many opportunities to assist others in a variety of ways. Mrs. McGee also was active in tutoring young students from all over Waycross at the church. She loved flowers, herbs, and all types of plants. Mrs. McGee was an avid gardener at her home and a member of the Holly Interest club. She and some of her closest friends also formed a “bridge club” although they “never seemed to play bridge.” Mrs. McGee had a passion for travel and seeing the world. Throughout her life, she enjoyed many trips with her husband Baker, friends, and family. She is survived by four children, James B. McGee III (Cathy) of Waycross, Laura M. McKown (Mack) of Marietta, Michael L. McGee (Lucia) of Orlando, Fla., and John E. McGee (Glynnis) of Marietta. She has 10 grandchildren, Helen McKown of Athens, James McGee IV (Elizabeth) of Augusta, Drew McKown (Ellen) of Athens, Anne McKown of Marietta, Charles McGee (Morgan) of San Antonio, Texas, Chandler McGee of Waycross, Mollie McGee of Marietta, Miller McGee of Marietta, Cristian McGee of Orlando and Connor McGee of Orlando; five great-grandchildren, Georgia McKown and Baker McKown of Athens and Cason Anne McGee, Marguerite McGee and Baker McGee V of Augusta. A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, February 27at the First United Methodist Church of Waycross. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends donate a memorial gift to the “Every Day With Love” mission fund at First United Methodist Church, 410 Williams Street, Waycross, 31501. Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.