obit ermamcgeecroppedErma Ann McGee, 87, passed away Feb 16. She was born March 31, 1928 in Estancia, to William and Irene Thomas. Erma was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Estancia and taught Sunday school there. She was the Torrance County Clerk for eight years and a member of the Pythian Sisters. Erma was full of laughter, love and life and will be deeply missed. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Billy Thomas, Lee Thomas and Ivan Thomas. Erma is survived by her sons, Glenn “Butch” McGee of Estancia, and Michael “Mickey” McGee of Albuquerque; daughters, Judith Bradfute of Olton, Texas, and Linda Hinkles of Jasper, Tenn.; Brother Robert “Bob” Thomas and Sisters Norma Everett and Larue Zink. Erma was blessed with eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. A viewing was held Feb. 18 at Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty. A graveside service was held Feb. 19 at the Estancia Cemetery, with Rev. Bonnie Hardesty officiating. Pallbearers were Christopher McGee, Shane Schlesener, Randall Riley, Kenny Autry, John Bradfute, Donovan McGee, Lucas Buchanan and Eric Darden. Preston McGee was an honorary pallbearer. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary.