Julia E McKee, 81, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at her home in Ripley Ok. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Lonnie McKinzie will officiate. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Julia was born on September 25, 1935 to Floyd Henry McNamer and Martha Alice Knight in Coyle, Oklahoma. Julia married the love of her life, Jake, on July 16, 1951. They lived and loved for over sixty years until Jake's passing. Julia raised 7 children and numerous grandchildren. She worked off and on throughout her life but her main love was being a wife, mother, and grandmother. Julia was a faithful woman and believed in her God. She loved to be with her family. She loved camping in the summer time, cooking for the holidays, and anything else that involved her family being together. Julia was always there for everyone. She was always there to lean on and lift you up. She will be missed.
Julia is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; one sister; Husband, Jake; son, Floyd; son in law, Emmett; great grandsons, Lucas and Ketcher; great granddaughter, Raegan.
She is survived by Joanne and Les Lile of Stillwater; Pat Wright of Ripley; Gene and Paula McKee of Morrison; Larry and Barbra McKee of Ripley; David and Valenda McKee of Ripley; Alice and John Donaldson of Cushing; Alicia and Curtis McElroy of Ripley; and Angela and John Leverich of Ripley; grandchildren, Candy Lemire of New York, Melissa and John Richie of Edmond, Evie Williams of Stillwater, Nick Eversole of Stillwater, Junior and Brandi Bailey of Ripley; Jake and Dottie Bailey of Ripley; Laura of Ripley; Josh McKee of Morrison; Justin and Karissa McKee of Morrison; Kevin and Bonnie Gambill of Morrison; Tiffany and Justin Wright of Perkins; Rusty McKee of Ripley; Shawn and Roni McKee of Edmond; Davy and Heather McKee of Ripley; Joe and Jennifer McKee of Ripley, Susie McKee of Cushing, Paxtin Ventris of Cushing, Great grandchildren, Houston, Amber, Haylee, Trisha, Kelsi, Cameron, Brooklynn, James, Miranda, Trish, Levi, Ashley, Jake, Colby, Stacy, Zoey, Luke, Dixie, Gracey, Trenton, Gentry, Chris, Morgan, Jeremy, Brooklyn, Andrew, Landon, Ryleigh, Cuter, Zelda, Charlee, Hudson, Parker, Tina, Billy, Connor, Bradley, Gracie, McKenna, Kaylee, Adrian, Savannah, Joey, Selena, Aspen, Wyatt, Jake, Tyler, and Cody.
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