In a sad turn of events, the Kee family announced the passing of their matriarch, Mrs. Lizzie Shannon Kee, on January 2nd, 2024, at 8:27 pm. The family, deeply rooted in their Faith, shared an official statement expressing their gratitude for the love and compassion extended to Mrs. Kee during her final years.
“As a family of Faith, we live and breathe in the hope and promise of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We are five generations of children and grandchildren of Mrs. Lizzie Shannon Kee, and we simply say, ‘Thank You,'” the family’s statement posted via John P. Kee‘s social media account began.
On the fateful evening, Mrs. Kee heard the comforting voice of Jesus saying, “Come Unto Me and Rest,” marking the end of a life well-lived. The family expressed their appreciation for those who, in the spirit of genuine love, surrounded her with care in her final moments.
“To really know our Mother, loving her and respecting her wishes until the end of her journey, meant so much to all of us,” the statement continued, underscoring the significance of honoring Mrs. Kee’s wishes throughout her life.
Mrs. Kee’s heart’s desire, as conveyed by the family, was for people to remember her for her beauty, her zest for learning, and her commitment to living life to the fullest. The family urged everyone to hold onto the memories of her voice, infectious smile, and the joy she brought to their lives.
The family emphasized Mrs. Kee’s unwavering connection to her friends and family, especially her deep affection for her dearest cousins. The shared moments and the glorious times spent together were highlighted as irreplaceable treasures that would never fade from memory.
“We are grateful to God for blessing her with 97 years that she gracefully and graciously shared with us all,” the family expressed their gratitude for the long and meaningful life Mrs. Kee lived. The announcement concluded with a plea for continued thoughts and prayers for the Kee family during this difficult time.
As we reflect on the life of Mrs. Lizzie Shannon Kee, we remember a woman whose spirit, love, and wisdom have left an indelible mark on her family and all those fortunate enough to have known her.