Gail P. Gee

Published 3:12 pm Friday, July 8, 2022

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MURFREESBORO – Bessie Gail Pridgen Gee, age 47, passed away on July 2, 2022 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice.

Gail was born in Southampton County on October 15, 1974, the daughter of James Franklin and Mary Daughtry Pridgen. Gail worked as a Customer Service Representative for Rite Aid and helped many as a home health caregiver. She was a lifetime member of Meherrin Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher for 2- & 3-year-olds, along with her mother, for many years and sang in the church choir.

Along with her parents, Gail is survived by her brother, Billy Pridgen and wife, Dawn of Murfreesboro, NC; her special friend, George Dunn of Murfreesboro, NC; two nephews, James Lee Pridgen and wife Chelsea, and William R. Pridgen Jr. and wife, Lydia of Murfreesboro, NC; a great nephew, Hunter James Pridgen; an aunt, Lillie Mae Oneal and husband, Billy of Portsmouth, VA; and an uncle, Winston Churchill Daughtry of Ahoskie, NC.

The celebration of life service was held at Meherrin Baptist Church on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 with Rev. John Porter and Rev. Sandy Outlaw officiating. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to the American Cancer Society, 930A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC, 27834; or you may donate online by visiting; type Bessie Gee.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Gee family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting