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Sixth Generation (Continued)

Family of Charles Murchison KEE (173) & Maudie Lou WORSHAM

355. Ona Pearl KEE. Born on 18 Nov 1913 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

On 19 Nov 1932 when Ona Pearl was 19, she married Thomas Wesley ROGERS, son of Adam Oscar ROGERS & Emma Mae GRADY. Born on 25 Mar 1913 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. At the age of 73, Thomas Wesley died in Searcy, White County, Arkansas on 6 Nov 1986. Buried in Nov 1986 in Center Point Cemetery, Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
577 i. Charles Lynval (1934-)
578 ii. Evalyn Anne (1938-)
iii. Janice. Born on 6 Jul 1940 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. Janice died in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas on 6 Jul 1940.

579 iv. Jimmie Lee (1942-)
v. Danny Gene. Born on 2 Jul 1946 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. Danny Gene died in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas on 3 Jul 1946.


356. Stella Lou KEE. Born on 24 Dec 1917 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

On 12 Apr 1936 when Stella Lou was 18, she married Virgil Lee PETTEY, son of John Grady PETTEY & Gracie Pearl MINTON, in Des Arc, Arkansas. Born on 10 Aug 1917 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Born on 25 Feb 1939. Infant died on 25 Feb 1939.

ii. Mary Ann. Born on 3 Apr 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas. At the age of 7, Mary Ann died on 29 Dec 1947. Buried on 30 Dec 1947 in Center Point Cemetery, Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

Obituary: Mary Ann Petty, age eight, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Pettey, and their only child, died unexpectedly, Monday, December 29. She failed to rally while undergoing an operation for the removal of her tonsils. Mary Ann was a popular pupil of the Hazen school, and was exceptionally proficient in her studies. Besides her parents she is survived by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Grady Pettey, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kee; her great-grandfather, V.A. Pettey; her great-grandmother, Mrs. W.H. Kee, and a number of other relatives. Funeral services were conducted at Center Point, Tuesday, December 30, by Elder Sam Burnett. Burial was in the Center Point Cemetery in charge of the C.B. Westbrook funeral home.--Hazen Herald.


357. Jessie Norene KEE. Born on 8 Sep 1919 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

On 9 Dec 1939 when Jessie Norene was 20, she married Lynn Albert FOSTER, son of William Blufford FOSTER. Born on 1 Apr 1921. At the age of 63, Lynn Albert died in Stuttgart, Arkansas on 1 Dec 1984. Buried on 3 Dec 1984 in Center Point Cemetery, Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. Alias/AKA: "Bill".

They had one child:
580 i. Betty Sue (1942-)

358. Henry Franklin KEE. Born on 6 Apr 1922 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. At the age of 75, Henry Franklin died in Little Rock, Arkansas on 7 Nov 1997. Buried on 9 Nov 1997 in Center Point Cemetery, Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

Obituary: Henry Frank Kee of Hazen was born April 6, 1922, to Charlie and Maudie Kee. He died Friday, November 27, 1997 at the age of 75. He was preceded in death by an infant son and recently, by a brother, Harvey Kee of Hazen. He was a member and a trustee of Center Point Missionary Baptist Church. He was a WW II Army veteran, a former construction worker, and also a retired supervisor from Riceland Foods. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Modean Dawson Kee of Hazen; a son Billy Ray Kee of Hazen; two daughters, Nona Gail Booth and Annette Meadows, both of Hazen; five sisters, Ona Rogers, Stella Petty, Jessie Foster, and Lottie Jenkins, all of Hazen, and Dorothy Petty of North Little Rock; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Sunday, November 8, at Center Point Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. John Simmons, Bro. Harold Taylor, and Brother Billy Booth officiating. Burial was in Center Point Cemetery by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen. Pallbearers were Dudley Raper, Johnnie Kee, Jimmie Rogers, Bud Dawson, Larry Kee, Doug Vail, Stevie Kee, and Dickie Floyd. Honorary pallbearers were the Center Point Men's Sunday School Class.

On 12 Oct 1940 when Henry Franklin was 18, he married Lula Madean DAWSON, daughter of Roy D. DAWSON & Florence E. HOLMES, in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas. Born on 30 Jul 1920 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
581 i. Billy Ray (1942-)
582 ii. Nona Gail (1951-)
iii. Lisa Annette. Born on 4 Apr 1960 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

On 11 Aug 1979 when Lisa Annette was 19, she married John H. MEADOWS, son of Vernon MEADOWS & Letha CRAIG. Born on 5 Nov 1953 in Delham, Georgia.


359. Charles Harvey KEE. Born on 26 Apr 1924 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

On 17 Jul 1944 when Charles Harvey was 20, he married Iva Ruth FLOYD, daughter of Festurs Morris FLOYD & Iva JENKINS. Born on 7 Mar 1925 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
583 i. Charles Earnest (1945-)
584 ii. Larry Wayne (1948-)
585 iii. Shirley Lou (1949-)
586 iv. Loy Lee (1954-)
587 v. Stevie Lynn (1960-)
588 vi. Becky Anita (1971-)

360. Lottie Bell KEE. Born on 15 Nov 1927 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

Lottie Bell Kee was the fourth daughter of Charles Murchison Kee and Maudie Lou Worsham. She held her parents around the farm. Lottie was also gifted at sewing. She made several hand crafted quilts which provided the grandeur of her work. Lottie married Roland Jenkins and raised three children. Lottie and husband Roland established a new home on the old Kee homplace.

On 21 Sep 1946 when Lottie Bell was 18, she married Charles Roland JENKINS, son of Charlie Hudson JENKINS & Maggie Marie MITCHELL, in Biscoe, Arkansas. Born on 5 Oct 1924 in Biscoe, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
589 i. Carlotta Sue (1948-)
590 ii. Roland Bruce (1951-)
591 iii. Kathy Elaine (1959-)

361. Dorothy Fay KEE. Born on 16 Jan 1931. Resided in North Little Rock, Arkansas in 2001.

On 25 Jan 1953 when Dorothy Fay was 22, she married Morris Edward PETTEY, son of John Grady PETTEY & Gracie Pearl MINTON. Born on 9 Mar 1928 in Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
592 i. Ronald James (1953-)
ii. Janice Kaye. Born on 12 Nov 1956 in Wayne County, Detroit, Michigan. Resided in Maumelle, Arkansas in 2001.

On 13 Aug 1988 when Janice Kaye was 31, she married David Allen HUEY, son of Bobby Allen HUEY & Jo Ann SUMMERS, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Born on 13 Sep 1958 in Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas.

iii. Michael Lynn. Born on 22 Sep 1961 in Arkansas County, Arkansas. Resided in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2001.

On 4 Apr 1987 when Michael Lynn was 25, he married Robbie KELLY, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Born on 11 Sep 1958.


Dorothy and Morris met early since Dorothy's sister Stella married Morris's brother Virgil when Dorothy was five years old. Morris served two years in the military during the Korean War. In one of his letters mailed from to her from Japan, he presented her with a marriage proposal. Dorothy thought it was a great idea and they were married soon after his military discharge. Morris and Dorothy first lived in Stuttgart, Arkansas, then in Detroit, and then back to Arkansas. Ronald and Janis were born in the Detroit area. Michael was born after their relocation to Stuttgart in 1961. In 1962 the family moved to Little Rock, Arkansas. Ronald, Janis, and Michael went to school at North Heights Elementary, Ridge Road Junior High, and North Little Rock High School. Morris worked as a maintenance man until his retirement. All three children are married. Ronald and wife, Cheri, live in Greenbrier, Arkansas. Janis and her husband David live in Maumelle, Arkansas. Michael and Robbie live in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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