Mary Elizabeth McKee, 81 of Springfield, went to her heavenly home on February 14th, 2023.

LeRoy and Mary were married on September 15th, 1961. They had three beautiful children. Mary always said all she wanted in life was to be a wife and mother. LeRoy and Mary built a beautiful life together including their business La Mexican Kitchen in Lebanon, MO. Mary always was ready to accommodate anyone.

She is survived by son Brian McKee and wife Gloria of Fort Smith Arkansas, daughter Lorrie Southard and husband Brad of Fordland Missouri, daughter Marsha Cook and husband Raliegh of Petersburg Alaska, brother Dwight Moran and wife Judy of Hackett Arkansas, and sister Martha Shrum and husband Danny. She was also blessed with 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren plus many extended family and friends who loved her.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Zion Primitive Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri under the care and direction of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home in Springfield, Missouri.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00pm Monday, February 20, 2023 at Union Ridge Cemetery in Crossroads, Arkansas.