From the Harvey Funeral Home records in Ardmore, Carter Co., Oklahoma: A white man, age 57, widowed, surname MCGHEE, no given name, died in an accident May 8, 1917 at McAlister, Oklahoma. He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Cause of death: accident. No other information other than it was an inexpensive burial with a head board cost of 25 cents, $16.00 for transportation and $7 for digging the grave. The funeral was held May 10, 1917 at the home of J. E. GALT.
There is no marked grave in present day Rose Hill Cemetery for this date.The marked graves with this surname at Rose Hill Cemetery are: ADA LEE MCGHEE, born 1899 and died 1933; DOROHTY MAE MCGHEE born 1904 and died 1980; HOWARD LOWRY MCGHE born 1900 died 1967; NANCY HILL MCGHEE born Nov. 5, 1870 and died Feb. 17, 1942.