McKee, Darlene (Dalton)

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Darlene McKee
Darlene McKee

Darlene McKee, age 73, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at a local hospital.

She was born April, 2, 1947 in Fannin County, Ga., a daughter of the late Arvil and Della Dunn Sosebee. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew McKee.

She was a member of Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Clifford McKee of the residence; sons, Randy McKee and his wife Trisha of Huntsville, AL, Chris McKee and his girlfriend Pamela Roberson of Chatsworth, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Liz Sosebee of TX, Danny and Nell Sosebee of Charlotte, NC; sisters and brothers-in-law, Willadean and Jerry Bartenfield of Calhoun, GA, Carolyn and Milton Roberts of Bowling Green, KY, Joan and Kenny Long of Dalton, GA, Lisa Cochran of Chatsworth, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Darlene McKee will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Ronald Guffey officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.

Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.


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