CONYERS McKEE SHIRLEY RUTH (LEE) In Loving Memory of Shirley Ruth Lee Conyers McKee who passed away at the age of 79 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. after a two-year battle with cancer. Shirley was born on November 2, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan to parents that have preceded her in death her mother Marie Clark Lee and father Floyd Lee. Also preceding Shirley are three sisters, Mary Jean Brown, Sally Anne Clavon, Rose Marie Lee Marshall, one brother Gerald Floyd Lee, and first husband, William Conyers. Shirley was a retired school teacher in the Detroit Public School Community teaching at Courville Elementary School for 25 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Masters of Education in math from Wayne State University. Continuing on with loving memories are, her husband, Preston Edgar Mckee, son, Gregory Patrick Conyers niece Ellona Cheryl Marshall, (for whom she was a surrogate mother), two sisters, Betty Mae Brown, and Carol Marie Momon. Brothers in-law Eldred Brown, Charles Mckee (Dickie), Jimmie Mckee, and Almenta Solomon, five grandchildren, Ian, Raechel, Chisa, Alex, and Alexis along with a host of nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and great-grand nieces and nephews.
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