Josephine Ann Kee

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Mrs. Josephine Ann Kee, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. She was born Sept. 22, 1923, the daughter of the late Francesco Marconi and Carilli Marconi (Frozetta), she was born in Jamaica, N.Y. She was married in Portland, Maine, on October 3, 1944, to the late Carl H. Kee. Mrs. Kee was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Humboldt, Tenn.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brother, Frank Marconi.

She leaves her six children, Robert (and Gypsy) Kee of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Raymond (and Shirley) Kee of Lavinia, Tenn., Mary Jo Holyfield of Cary, N.C., Linda (and Lane) Brasfield of Gosnell, Frank (and Teresa) Kee of Threeway, Tenn., and Alice Trentham of Oakfield, Tenn. She also leaves 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Josephine loved God, her family, and friends. She was truly a blessing to the ones that knew her. She had a very giving heart, never thinking of herself, but always of others. She gave to many various charities. She also loved to make baby blankets for her grandchildren and friends when they were born, and she also loved working her word search puzzles.

Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Saturda and 1 hour prior to the funeral service which is to be held at 2 p.m. today at the chapel of Medina Funeral Home, with Bro. James Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Gibson County Memory Gardens, 85 Milan Hwy., Humboldt, TN 38343.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude or the Alzheimer's Association. An online registry is available at