Alexander County

Obituary - Fred McKee

From The Cairo Evening Citizen, Wednesday, March 1, 1972

Fred McKee 73, died at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, after a lengthy illness at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was a retired farmer and a member of the United Methodist Church of Olive Branch. He was preceded in death by his wife on October 8, 1971.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Vera Dover of Anna; two sons, Vernon T. and Leland L., both of Thebes; two sisters, Mrs. Iva Campbell of Lakeland Fla., and Mrs. Lela Walters of Battle Creek, Mich.; one brother Clarence McKee of Olive Branch; one half-brother, Floyd Sutton of Thebes; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 3 p.m., Thursday at the Farnsworth Funeral Home in Tamms. The body will be moved at noon Friday to the United Methodist Church at Olive Branch.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m., Friday, with the Rev. Billy Heady, pastor of the Assembly of God Church at Olive Branch, assisted by the Rev. William Rucker, pastor of the United Methodist Church officiating.

Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes.

Contributed by Angela DiBlasi

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