I found the following obits in a box kept by my grandfather and felt that I should share the info.
AUSTIN MCKEE DIES IN DETROIT
(My grandfather wrote 10/21/63 on the obit.)
A former Maysvillian, Austin B. McKee, 57, died Monday at 3:30 am in a hospital in Detroit, Mich., after suffering a brain hemorrhage.He was a native of Fleming county.
Mr. McKee was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Maurice Dwyer, of East Second street.
He was admitted to the hospital Friday morning after being stricken while at work.During the time he resided in Maysville, Mr. McKee was employed by the Germann Brothers Motor Transport, Inc., and while in Detroit, had been a welder with the Kay Industries.
Mr. McKee was born Marcy 31, 1906, a son of the late William C. and Cretia Mae Storey McKee.
The deceased was well remembered in both Maysville and in Fleming county and leaves many friends who are learning of his death with deepest regret.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mae Emmons McKee; one son, Esten B. McKee, Detroit and a granddaughter.A brother, Herbert McKee, of Flemingsburg, died several years ago.
Funeral services are to be held Thursday at 11 am at the Boone funeral home with the Rev. Amos Harmon officiating.Interment will be in the Hillsboro cemetery.
GEORGE MCKEE, 66, HEART VICTIM, WAS HOUSING BURLEY
(My grandfather wrote 9/7/64.)
Fleming Countians are saddened at the death of one of Wallingford's most beloved residents, George Thornton McKee, 66.He died suddenly at his home in Wallingford Monday night at 5 pm.Coroner, Robert Jones, attributed death to a heart attack.
Mr. McKee, a farmer, had been housing tobacco.Returning to the house, he sat on the porch for a while, started to get up and collapsed.Mr. McKee had been in good health prior to the coronary seizure.
Mr. McKee was the son of Robert Yantis and Sudie Wheat McKee and was born April 7, 1898 in Fleming County.As a young man he was married to the former Chloe Lee, who survives.
An active member of the Wallingford Methodist church, Mr. McKee was a hardworking and honest person, whos untimely death will inflict sorrow in the hearts of his many friends.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Mrs. Ova Gulley, of Wallingford; three sons, George McKee Jr., of Wallingford, Virgil McKee, stationed with the Armed Forces in France, and Bobby McKee of Lexington; two brothers, Eula McKee, of Flemingsburg, and Emerson McKee, of Georgetown, Ky.; three sisters, Mrs. Lola James, of Anderson, Indiana, Mrs. Anna Taylor and Mrs. Clayton Stamper, both of Ohio; two half-brothers, Heber McKee, of Chicago, Illinois, and Paul McKee, of Fleming County; three half sisters, Mrs. Jessie Humphries, Mrs. Jess Gulley and Miss Leanna McKee, all of Fleming County.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Thursday at the Wallingford Methodist church by the pastor, the Rev. J. C. Harris.Interment will be in the Wallingford Cemetery.
The remains have been taken to the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Gulley, and will remain there until services.
Pallbearers will be R.E. Farris, Charles Lee, Rollie Hinton, Sam Dowd, Henry Erwin and Jess Dunaway.
CORONARY CLAIMS MRS. MYRTLE MCKEE
(My grandfather wrote 8/19/65 on the obit.)
Mrs. Myrtle Mae McKee, 63, of Fleming county, died Thursday at 10 pm at the home of a grandson in Richmond, Ind.Death, which came unexpectedly of a heart attack, occurred while Mrs. McKee was on a visit there.
Mrs. McKee was a member of the Wooley Church of God in Fleming county.She was a daughter of the late Doc and Mary Stamper Whisman.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Frances Bevins, and a son, Alvin Gulley, both of Flemingsburg; three brothers Lloyd and Chester Whisman, both of Fleming county and Hinton Whisman, of Bath county; one sister, Sadie Million, of Flemingsburg; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 2 pm Sunday, from the Wooley Church of God in Fleming county, by the Rev. Emmitt Collett, pastor of the Pentecostal Church of God in Richmond, Ind.
The remains are at the McClure Funeral Home, Flemingsburg, where friends may call until the hour of the funeral.