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In Memory of

Louise L. McKee

July 10, 1920 - November 26, 2016

Obituary


July 10th, 1920 - November 26th, 2016 Aged 96, died peacefully at her home on November 25th, 2016.Born in Birmingham, she moved to Pinson in 1934 where she met her sweetheart, Marvin. They Married in 1939. She loved sports and excelled in all she played; basketball, tennis, handball, and was invited to play professional ball in New York. She taught and enjoyed playing ball with her grandchildren. Her personal life was kept private but was a gracious host and her home was always a welcoming place for friends, family, and anyone who came to visit...

July 10th, 1920 - November 26th, 2016 Aged 96, died peacefully at her home on November 25th, 2016.Born in Birmingham, she moved to Pinson in 1934 where she met her sweetheart, Marvin. They Married in 1939. She loved sports and excelled in all she played; basketball, tennis, handball, and was invited to play professional ball in New York. She taught and enjoyed playing ball with her grandchildren. Her personal life was kept private but was a gracious host and her home was always a welcoming place for friends, family, and anyone who came to visit and delighted in giving parties, teas, and showers. She was active in professional and community activities and events. A member of First Baptist Church in Pinson, she taught Sunday School for many years and served on different committees. She was active in Civitans, Eastern Star and helped organize the Young Republicans of Birmingham. She was in real estate since 1946 and later was owner and broker for McKee Realty in Pinson for 26 years, retiring at 76. She is predeceased by her husband of 77 years, Marvin: parents, Murk F. Miller and Adeline Newsome, brothers Murk "Buster" Miller, Joseph Miller, George Miller; sisters Sarah Bailey and Mary Archer. She is survived by children Marvelyn Deese (James), Judy Sheumaker (Donald), Murk McKee, Donald McKee (Alison), and sister Margaret Catalino, as well as 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Pinson, 4036 Spring St on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 with Dr. Gary Fisher officiating. Visitation will begin at 12 noon with service to follow at 2. Burial will be at Marvin's Chapel Cemetery in Pinson. Pallbearers will be grandsons Gregory Brumbeloe, Matthew McKee, Benjamin McKee, Donald Sheumaker III, Jonathan Sheumaker, and great grandson Bill Robertson V. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her honor to the Prayer Garden or Memorial Fountain Fund c/o First Baptist Church of Pinson. The family wishes to thank the Alacare Staff and nurses for their excellent care and to our great sitters, Annette, Ramona, and Sherry for their love and care given.