Mary Ethel Griffin McKee died on August 4, 2021. She was born on November 13, 1928 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, to Anselm Clyde Griffin and Ethel Toler Griffin.
Mary was a graduate of Clarksdale High School, a Salvatorian in her class, and a Hall of Fame member. She graduated from Mississippi College in 1950 with honors.
Mary was a long-time member of the Briarwood United Methodist Church, where she was organist for over 35 years, and an active member of the Mississippi Methodist Cursillo. She then joined the First Baptist Church in Madison.
Mary was an employee of Barksdale Bonding and Insurance for 20 years and a member of the James Foster chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marie was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Clyde Griffin, Jr., and Barry Toler Griffin; and son-in-law, William Brame. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Brame of Madison, and her son, David McKee of Madison. Grandchildren Lindsay Brame Casperson (Eric); Allison Brame Dotson (Alex); Taylor Brame; and Shelby McKee. great-grandchildren Caylee Casperson; Connor Casperson; Chloe Ethel Casperson; and Luke Dotson.
Visitations will be held at the First Baptist Church of Madison Worship Center in Madison, MS on August 10, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at the Parkway Memorial Cemetery in Ridgeland, MS.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Wilson Research Foundation, c / o Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital, 1350 East Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, MS 39216-5112, or to First Baptist Church of Madison, 2100 Main Street, Madison, MS 39110.