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Elmhurst Cemetery

© The Amarillo Globe-News
January 1998

Corabell Corbin McKee

???? ~ Jan. 22, 1998 | Age 84

GUYMON, Okla. - Corabell Corbin McKee, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Victory Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Chaffin, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery by Henson-Novak Funeral Directors.

Mrs. McKee was born in Tishomingo. After graduating from Stillwater High School and attending Colorado University, she graduated in 1934 from Panhandle A&M College.

She obtained a degree from Paragon Secretarial School in New Orleans in 1935. She then returned to the Panhandle and accepted a position as secretary to the Panhandle A&M College president.

She married Marvin E. McKee in 1938. He died in 1981.

Mrs. McKee was a homemaker and an active member of Victory Memorial United Methodist Church. She also was a member of Pi Beta Phi and Chapter AM of PEO and a life member of No Man's Land Historical Society.

She was a member of Ohoyahoma, which is for wives of Oklahoma state legislators. She also was a duplicate bridge life master. In 1986, she was inducted into the Panhandle State Alumni Hall of Fame.

Survivors include two sisters, Frances Corbin Bennett of Oklahoma City and Robertellen Corbin Leiphart of Naples, Fla.; and two nieces, Kerry McKee Harris of Phoenix and Lela Bennett Sullivan of Oklahoma City.

A Corabell McKee Memorial has been established for Victory Memorial United Methodist Church or Panhandle State University Foundation. Memorial can be sent to Henson-Novak Funeral Home, Box 1306, Guymon, Okla. 73942.

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