Beverly J. (McKnight) McKee

Nov. 2, 1925 - Nov. 6, 2018


Beverly J. (McKnight) McKee, 93, formerly of Altoona, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John Vincent McKnight and Mae Ella (Weaver) McKnight. On Sept. 21, 1946, she married John H. McKee.

Surviving are three loving children: Sheryl A. Murtha of Bay Village, Ohio, Jeffery L. (Inge) McKee of Cadolzburg, Germany, and James A. McKee of Hollidaysburg; a daughter-in-law, Colleen McKee in South Carolina; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a dear sister to a brother, Glenn McKnight.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three children: John W. McKee, David J. McKee and Tammie L. Just; a son-in-law, James Murtha; and six siblings.

Beverly was a devout Christian throughout her life. She taught Christian pre-school for 27 years. She was an avid reader, loved playing games, enjoyed being a seamstress and, above all, loved being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona. Arrange­ments are by Busch Funeral Home, Fairview Park, Ohio, 440-333-9774.