BELMONT - Ina Turner Kees, 87, passed away May 15, 2013, in her apartment at Stanley Total Living Center.
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A native Floridian, she lived in Sylva, N.C. for over 20 years and for the past 5 years in Gaston County to be closer to her daughter.
She was daughter of the late, Marion Augustus and Lacy Orene Brantley Turner.
She was a watchmaker and an artist.
A service to celebrate her life will be held 3 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont with the Rev. John Pruitt officiat-ing.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m.
Survivors include her daughter, Tracie K. Henry and spouse, John Henry of Belmont; two grandsons, Chris and Chad Henry.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Kees and her sister and brother in law, Erline and Dick Moore.
A special thanks to the staff at Stanley Total Living Center for their exceptional care. The entire staff should be commended for their superior work.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heart Society of Gaston County, 1201 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Kees family.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue
Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 17, 2013