Barbara Irene Ford McKee
Barbara Irene Ford McKee, age 65, of Greenback, passed away Monday, September 26, 2011, at her home. She was a wonderful Christian woman and always did more than her share to help others. She was a member of RIO Central Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Troy and Willie Sara Parks Ford and brothers-in-law, Larry Niles Harrison and Billy Wade Sloan. She is survived by her husband, Paul R. McKee; son and daughter-in-law, Alvin Ray and Becky Phillips, Jr. of Detroit, MI; grandsons, Alex Phillips and Johnathan Phillips; granddaughter, Karen Phillips; sisters, Bonnie Kate Harrison and Josephine Ford Sloan; brother and sister-in-law, Carl Dee and Sherill Ford; special friend, Gerald Roberts; and several nieces and nephews. She will be missed very much by all her friends and family. Funeral service will be held 8:00 PM Thursday, September 28, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Ronnie Hepperly officiating. Family and friends will gather 3:00 PM Friday at Unitia Cemetery for the interment. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.