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July 16, 2012

Don L. McKee

MERIDIAN —     Services for Don L. McKee will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. T.J. Jennings officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

    Mr. McKee, 57, of Bailey, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at University Medical Center in Jackson. He was employed as an electrician for the National Guard at Key Field. A long time member of I.B.E.W., he served on the examining board, apprentice board and as an election judge for the local union. Mr. McKee enjoyed rabbit hunting and piddling.

    Survivors include his wife, Robbie McKee of Bailey; two sons, David McKee and his wife, Jennifer, of Bailey, and Brad McKee and his fiancé, Lauren Blakeney of Madison; a granddaughter, Emmalee Grace McKee of Bailey; and a sister, Glenda Covington and her husband, Tommy, of Natochitoches, La.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Donovan McKee; mother, Grace McKee; and an infant brother.

    The family request the consideration of becoming a bone marrow donor.

    Pallbearers will be Kenneth Rutledge, Jason McCoy, Will Matlock, Kyron Crenshaw, Doug Olson and Charles Roberts.

    Visitation will be held today, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at


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