Mr. Matthew Ghee of Scottsburg died Feb. 20, 2021 at the age of 93.

Mr. Ghee was born in Charlotte County on July 27, 1927 to the late Mr. Samuel Ghee and Mrs. Odell Mosley Ghee and is married to Mrs. Ernestine L. Mitchell Ghee.

He is a member of Salem Baptist Church, a retired employee from Burlington Industry in Halifax and a United States World War II Army Veteran.

Mr. Ghee is survived by his wife of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Anita Ghee Carden, (Sterling Sr.) of Scottsburg; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wellving E. Ghee, of Chesapeake; three granddaughters; one grandson; three great-granddaughters; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, one son, Mr. Ernest Lorenzo Ghee; and his siblings, Samuel, Mary Francis, Lucy Mae and Willie Lee, also preceded him in death.

Graveside service for Mr. Ghee will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church cemetery in Red Oak. The Rev. Roger Allen will serve as eulogist, and United States Army Honor Guard will provide military rites. 

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, a face mask and social distancing will be required. 

Public viewing will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, from noon to 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.