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Goldie Story McKee

• Jun 4, 2018 at 3:48 PM

JOHNSON CITY - Goldie Story McKee, 94, Johnson City, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness.

Goldie was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City, and a daughter of the late Daniel O’Neal and Vada Leona Allen Story.

She was retired from K-Mart following many years of employment.

 Goldie was a lifelong member of First Christian Church, where she was a member of the Mr.& Mrs. Sunday School Class.

She, along with her late husband, enjoyed square dancing and E.T.S.U. Bucs sports, especially basketball.

In addition to her parents, Goldie was preceded in death by her husband, Vestal “Bud” McKee, in 2010, three sisters, Helen Street, Elsie Durham and Kate Droke, three brothers, J.D., Harry and Claude Story, several nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her son, David McKee and wife Susan, Johnson City; her daughter, Corintha Duncan, Johnson City; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Julie Vaughn, her husband Travis, and their children Dylan and Hannah, Kingsport, Megan Story and her children Chloe and Camden, Johnson City, Noah McKee, his wife Brianna, and their children Madilyn and Rylee, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lakebridge Healthcare, and Treva, Susan and Dr. Stephanie of the 2nd floor at the Johnson City Medical Center.

The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., from the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, with Dr. Eugene Wigginton and Dr. Donald Mushayamunda, Ministers, officiating.

 The family will receive friends Wednesday prior to the service from 5:00-7:00 P.M., in the East Parlor of the funeral home.

The graveside committal service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. in Washington County Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Goldie’s nephews Eddie Street, Billy Durham, Jimmy Durham, Danny Story, Mike Story, David Lynn Story, Pat Story, Gary Story and Galen Droke. Those planning to attend are requested to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 A.M. Thursday to proceed to the cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.appfh.net.

Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, is serving the McKee family. (928-6111)

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