From The Cairo Evening Citizen, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1971
Mrs. Edna McKee, 71, died at 6:25 p.m., Friday at Cape LaCroix Mansion Nursing Home.
Mrs. McKee was born in Charleston.
She is survived by her husband, Fred McKee, Thebes; two sons, Vernon F. McKee, and Leland L. McKee, both of Thebes; one daughter, Mrs. Vera Dover, Anna; one brother, Otis Light, California; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Alexander Free Will Baptist Church near Olive Branch, with Rev. Billy Heady officiating, and assisted by Dale Billingsly.
Interment was made in Rosehill Cemetery in Thebes. Farnsworth Funeral Home in Tamms was in charge of arrangements.
Contributed by Angela DiBlasi
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