Emory U. McGee, 77, of Advance, was born Aug. 5, 1925, at McGee, the son of the late Hugh and Lucy Briscoe McGee, and died March 21, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center. He was a 1945 graduate of Advance High School, where he was a member of the Advance varsity basketball team from 1942 to 1945. He was owner of Advance Body Shop for 30 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II. Survivors include a brother, Lyman L. McGee of Advance. A sister and a brother preceded him in death. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Bob Porter officiating and assisted by Bro. Ray Placher. Interment followed in McGee New Hope Cemetery.