Barbara McKee

By | September 20, 2021

Barbara A. McKee, age 71, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born February 15, 1950, in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Jack M. Jonas and Rosie A. Scarrett Jonas. Barbara was a loving homemaker who was also a former employee of the Pants Factory in Wellston and Holzer Clinic for several years. In her spare time, she always enjoyed shopping, sitting on her porch watching the birds and spending time with her family.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 57 years, Gerald L. McKee; sons: Darin L. McKee (Betty) and Tony L. McKee; grandchildren: Tiffany N. McKee and Lakin N. Lancaster; brothers: Jack Jonas and Rick Jonas (Mary Jo); sister, Rhonda Rose; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Gerald Leroy McKee, Jr; brothers: Jim Jonas and Carl Jonas; and sister, Teresa Jonas.

Calling hours will be Thursday, September 23rd, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. with Pastor Russ Wyatt officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at