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Sharon McGhee

Aug. 17, 1943-Feb. 12, 2010

Sharon A. McGhee, 66, passed away Friday, February 12, 2010 in Portsmouth, Va.

Sharon Ann Saddoris was born to Cecil Saddoris and Ethel Saddoris Wright on August 17, 1943 in Denison, Iowa. She retired from Portsmouth Naval Hospital and was co-owner of Barons Pub in Portsmouth and Suffolk, Amicis Restaurant Suffolk and Amore Casual Italian Restaurant Portsmouth.

As a child, Sharon was raised around the lakes in Minnesota, at Park Rapids and Detroit Lakes. She was a kind and generous friend to many.

She is predeceased by her parents and husband, Vance Alton McGhee, Jr.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandy McGhee (Shawn) Harris; a son, Vance Alton "Boo" (Lauren) McGhee III; four grandchildren, Cory Benton Harris, Molly McGhee Harris, Jack Taylor McGhee, and Connor Matthew McGhee; a sister, Sandra K. (Ed) Weymer; two nephews, Michael Weymer and Marc Weymer; a long time best friend, Judy Mabry; and business partner and friend, Tyler McMillen and his family Lisa McMillen, Hanna McMillen and Tyler Deatley.

A funeral service is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Monumental United Methodist Church with the Rev. Hank Teague officiating. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Online condolences may be left at