Bertha Helen McKay

June 26, 1930 – July 13, 2019

Bertha Helen McKay

     Bertha Helen McKay, daughter of the late Charley Lewis Smith and Birtha Mae Smith, was born on June 26, 1930 in Risco, Missouri and departed this life on July 13, 2019 in Town and Country, Missouri at the age of 89 years.

     Mrs. McKay was a member of the Lindenwood Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee and she was a resident of Memphis for 50 years. 

    She is survived by two sons, Dale McKay (Donna) of Pflugerville, Texas and David McKay (Melissa) of St. Louis, Missouri; by her daughter, Linda McKay of St. Louis, Missouri; by her sister-in-law, Norma Smith of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; by nine grandchildren, Jarred, Justin, Jesse, Erica, Nichole, Krystle, Brittni, Zach and Jeff; and by eight great-grandchildren, Lybbie, Ameyah, Katie, RyLee, Stryder, Waylon, Gabriella and Ariel.

     Other than by her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Edward Smith, Lowell Eugene Smith and Dale Lee Smith.

     A graveside service will be conducted at Hagy Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. with Brian Burke officiating.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Bertha Helen McKay to the charity of choice.

     Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.