Jannie Louise McKay, 92 years, 4 months and 6 days of age, of Lebanon, died, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at her home in Lebanon after a brief illness
Louise was born October 2, 1925 in Lebanon the daughter of the late Willie and Birdie Chandler Hart. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles McKay as well as their son, Walter McKay and two daughters-in-law, Hattie McKay and Shirley McKay.
Throughout her life, hard work was no stranger to Ms. Louise, having worked at General Motors, a furniture store, Holly Hill Motel and was a member of the Golden Girls. As the matriarch of the McKay family, she leaves many wonderful memories that will stay with them for years to come. As one of the children said, she liked to take the rod of correction and introduce it to the seat of understanding. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Tucker Hill Baptist Church in Lebanon.
Surviving are her sons, Josh McKay and wife Helen and Emmett McKay and wife Nannie, both of Lebanon, Calvin McKay and wife Susan and Eugene McKay of Campbellsville, Robert McKay of Memphis, two daughters, Wanda Johnson and husband Byron of Bowling Green and Julia McKay of Lebanon. A brother survives, John Hart of Lebanon and her close friend Elizabeth Johnson as well as 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
The funeral service for Louise McKay will be on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lebanon with Bro. Dale Smith officiating. Bearers will be sons, Josh McKay, Calvin McKay, Eugene McKay, Robert McKay, Emmett McKay and son-in-law, Byron Johnson with burial in Tucker Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
The family request visitation on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lebanon.
Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral of Campbellsville is in charge of the arrangements.