Mrs. Susan Kelly McRee, well known Watkinsville resident, died at her home Thursday afternoon at 4 o’clock. Mrs. McRee was 83 years old and had been ill for several weeks.
Services were conducted this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from Johnson’s Church with the pastor Rev. M. H. Conway, and Rev. Dan ?____, pastor of Watkinsville Christian Church, officiating.
Interment followed in Johnsons Cemetery, Bernstein funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Roy Crowley, Fred Johnson, Ed White, Albert Elder, Raymond Griffeth and J. B. Simmons, Jr.
Surviving Mrs. McRee is a daughter, Miss Lilia McRee, Watkinsville, six sons, G. H. McRee and H. L. McRee, both of Watkinsville, F. W. McRee, Atlanta, E. T. McRee, Louisville, Ky, Kelley McRee, Greensboro and Mell McRee, Athens; three sisters, Mrs. W. H. Allen, Watkinsville, Mrs. I. S. Moss, Atlanta, and Mrs. Annie Bugg, Milledgeville, eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grand-children.
Mrs. McRee was a native of Washington County and had been a resident of Oconee County for the past seventy-four years.
Athens Banner Herald, Athens, Ga, Friday, November 9, 1951