Carolyn June Magee-Guy
Published 7:00 am Saturday, April 4, 2020
March 31, 2020
“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” – Proverbs 3: 5 – 6
Graveside services for Carolyn J. Magee-Guy, 63, of Picayune, MS will be held Saturday, April 4 , 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at New Palestine Cemetery. Pastor Rev. John Guy will officiate at the service.
Carolyn June Magee was born August 9, 1956 to the late Theodore Magee and Vera Mae James Magee in Picayune, MS. At an early age, Carolyn accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized at St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Woodard. Carolyn was educated at George Washington Carver High School in Picayune and then transitioned to Picayune Memorial High School where she was a graduate of the Class of 1974.
On January 16, 1981, Carolyn united in Holy Matrimony to her soul mate, Rev. John Guy; this union was blessed with four children, Anthony, Shekenna, Sabrina, and Patrina. The family lived for 28 plus years in Biloxi, MS. While living there Rev. John Guy accepted his duty as Pastor of New Community Missionary Baptist Church, where Carolyn served as the First Lady. The family loved New Community Church Family and Carolyn served faithfully in every capacity that she could.
Carolyn was employed in the food service sector-industry for many years. She formally worked such jobs as Casino Buffet Manager of Casino Magic, Biloxi, MS. Then she was employed as Deli Manager at the Bakery/Deli at Winn Dixie also in Biloxi. She was very knowledgeable and professional in her field.
Rev. John and First Lady Carolyn joined Bethlehem Baptist Church in Picayune, MS under the leadership of Rev. Louis Thomas where they served faithfully whenever possible.
Carolyn loved the Lord first and foremost, then her husband, and children and grandchildren. She was very strict and firm. “No matter what the question, Carolyn would find the answer in the scripture/Word of God”. Her most noted hobby was having family gatherings and preparing the most amazing dishes/meals for her family. The Magee-Guy family’s loss is truly Heaven’s gain.
On March 31, 2020, the Lord reached down from heaven and took Carolyn by the hand. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore Magee & Vera Mae James Magee; and one brother, Charles Magee.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories: her husband of 39 plus years, Rev. John Guy; four children, Anthony Guy, Shekenna (Eddie) Guy-Johnson, Sabrina M. Guy, and Patrina S. (Savannah) Guy; one sister, Betty Sue Jackson; three brothers, William Magee, Calvin Magee, Stefone (Peggy) Magee, twelve grandchildren, Sikia, JeQuanna, Anthony Jr., Jourdan, Jaidyn, Adre’Yona, D’Maize, Khari, Shanice, Emonie, Ely, and Exavier; two great-grandchildren, Kaidyn, and Bailee; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and of course, many many friends.
Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home. In order to stay within the guidelines of COVID-19, the services will be recorded live on Facebook. The limit of attendees is 10 people. When that number is met you can feel free to tune into Facebook for a live recording on your device.