---- — Kara D. “Karrie” McKee, 40, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Benton.
Karrie was born on Aug. 4, 1973, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of Dale and Katherine (Ackerman) Grant.
Karrie was very family oriented and loved her family very much.
She is survived by her partner, Tony Wilkerson of Benton; four daughters, Katlynn Cook and husband Jeremy of Sedalia, Mo., Taylor McKee and fiance Kevin Niemeyer of Carbondale, Macy McKee of Ina and Sarah Wilkerson of Benton; granddaughter, Faith; two stepsons, Philip Wilkerson of Benton and Kyle Wilkerson of Benton; two stepgrandchildren, Haven and Gavin; seven brothers, David Grant of Long Beach, Calif., Mike Grant of Long Beach, Calif., Ron Grant of Long Beach, Calif., Eddie Grant of Hurricane, W. Va., Gene Grant of Hurricane, W. Va., Joe Grant of Hurricane, W. Va. and Robbie Miller of Conway, Ark.; sister, Deborah Clark of Metropolis; and several nieces and nephews.
Karrie was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with the Rev. Jon Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina.