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Rosa Hunter McKee

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Born 9-23-1910 -- Died 10-19-2007

Rosa Murl Hunter McKee was born Sept. 23, 1910, at Brandsville, Mo., the daughter of the late John Houston and Rosalie Wall Hunter. She died Oct. 19, 2007, at the age of 97.

She was a graduate of Arkansas State University and a retired school teacher. She retired from Fairacres Elemen-tary School, Las Cruces, N.M.

She is survived by: her husband of 73 years, Henry McKee; a daughter, Rosalie Spangler; a brother Rev. Wilbur Hunter of West Plains, Mo.; a sister-in-law and husband, Ruth and Don Powell of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; several nieces; and nephews.

Preceding her in death were:?her parents; sisters, Olive Kentner and Bea Hunter; brothers, Earl Hunter and Clifford Hunter; sons, Jon Harvey McKee and Donald A. McKee.

Services were held Oct. 23 at East Mesa Baptist Church with Roland Burnett, pastor of Canaan Trail Baptist Church, Alto, N.M., and Bro. Linvile Tisdale Pastor of East Mesa Baptist Church, Las Cruces,?N.M. officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces, N.M.

Pallbearers were grandsons and great-grandsons:?Lee Correa, ?Jimmy Littleton, Roy Littleton, Robert McKee, Cody Correa and Trey Correa.

To sign the online guest book go to www.GetzFuneral Home.com.