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Frances H. McKee Blue

Sep 22, 2017

Frances Hensell McKee Blue, 98, of Charles Town, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Homewood at Williamsport.

Born April 26, 1919, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Walter Lee McKee and Nannie Louise Hensell McKee. She was a member of the St. Peters Lutheran Church, Shepherdstown. Frances was a mother and member of the 4H, served on the Southern States Board, was active in the Fair Association, and was a member of the Farm Bureau alongside her late husband.

She is survived by four sons, James Walter Blue Sr. and wife, Susan, Richard Franklin Blue and wife, Mary Lee, John Kyner Blue and wife, Kathy, and Paul Michael Blue and wife, Dorrie, all of Shenandoah Junction; three daughters, Nancy Blue Magaha and husband, Richard, of Charles Town, Mary Ellen Kirk of Hagerstown, Maryland, and Nell Louise Blue of Shenandoah Junction; grandchildren, Jay and wife, Amy, and their children, Abigail, James and Jerimiah, Daniel and wife, Staci, Thomas and wife, Molly, and daughter, Violet, Sarah and husband, Aaron, and son, Rodney, Jacob, Tiffany and husband, Dustin, and son, Holden, Jason and wife, Laura, and daughter, Kate.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, James Thurman Blue, who passed away in March 2002; brother, Edward McKee and sister, Anna Shewbridge; and son-in-law, Robert Kirk.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Shepherdstown, with the Rev. Karen Erskine-Valentine officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant View Memory Gardens. The family received friends Sunday at Brown Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Online condolences may be offered at BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.