Jessie Alene McRee, 96, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at her residence.

Jessie Alene McRee, 96, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at her residence.

She was born April 21, 1920, in Atoka, Oklahoma, to Robert and Pirley Skelly.

She married Elmer Shannon Hedrick. After his death, she married Ernest McRee.

She worked for Packard Bell in California for several years.

Her enjoyments included spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, a daughter: Beverly Latunski, siblings: Bernice Dykeman, Donald Skelly, James W. Skelly, John P. Skelly, Lee Roy Skelly, Robert Skelly, Ruby Kate Skelly, and Wallace Skelly.

Survivors include two children: Janice Carr of Shawnee and Ronald Hedrick and wife Bonnie of Arkansas; grandchildren: Frankie Carr, Sean Hedrick, Tammy Howeth and husband Charles, Michael Latunski and wife Candace, Angela Mann and husband Dave, Tina Reeves and husband Mike, and Brenda Stapp and husband Gary; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister: Hazel Simpkins and husband Nolan; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Highland Church of Christ in Tecumseh with Erick Henson officiating.