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Katheryn M. Menefee

d. December 29, 2016


Tuesday, January3, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until time of the service at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Tuesday, January3, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Rev. Helen McFarland.
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Terry Hoyt, Steve Bland, Dale Bland and Larry Shaw.

Katheryn Mae (Pettey) Menefee passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. She grew up in Bowling Green and was a 1944 Bowling Green High School graduate. Katheryn lived most of her adult/married life in the Vandalia area. She worked for many years in the office at Harbison Walker Refractories and then for several years in the office at the Cal-Jac Company in Vandalia. Katheryn was a longtime member of the Vandalia United Methodist Church where she had been active in the Nina Stallings Group. She also enjoyed reading, sewing and gardening.

Born: December 29, 1926 in Bowling Green, Missouri the daughter of James Edward and Versa Mae (McCleery) Pettey.

Married: Freddie Menefee in Vandalia on January 10, 1956; he preceded her in death on October 5, 1981.

Survivors include: cousins, Alta and Robert Bland of Vandalia; Joy and Terry Hoyt of Laddonia; brother-in-law, John Tranbarger of Willlard, Missouri; five nephews: James, John, Phillip, Mark and JoeTranbarger; also survived by several other cousins.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Freddie; a brother who died in infancy; two sisters: Frances Bryan and Faun Aleen Tranbarger.

Memorials are encouraged to the the American Diabetes Association.

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