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Eula Mae McKee

Born: 1/22/1922

Died: 9/24/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Eula Mae McKee, 82, of Soper, Oklahoma, passed away September 26, 2004, at Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born January 22, 1922, in Paris, Texas, the daughter of Holly and Ethel (Whitlock) Ray.

She married Harvey McKee on April 12, 1941, in Hugo, Oklahoma. Mrs. McKee lived most of her life in this area and was a longtime member of the Soper First Baptist Church. She was the McKee family historian, tracing the family back through generations. Eula Maes favorite pastime was quilting and crocheting; she recently finished a quilt with her great-granddaughter, Mia, and it was entered in the Tulsa State Fair. Mrs. McKee was Granny to all, and known for her fantastic scratch biscuits and gravy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harvey, in 1990; two sons, Tommy and David McKee; sister, Opal Post, and two brothers, Marshall and Melvin Ray.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, George Ray and Kay McKee of Soper; daughters and son-in-law, Mary Brunet and Oletta and Robert Smith, all of Soper; daughters-in-law, Nancy McKee of Blair, Oklahoma, and Nelda McKee of Soper; brother, Frank Ray of Antlers, Oklahoma; sisters, twin Beulah Herman of Mt. Hood, Oregon, Ruth Crawley of California, Helen Jordan of Boswell, Oklahoma, Willa Mae Orta of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Mamie Bruce of Antlers; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.