September 14, 2018 at 2:45pm

Amy McKeyMemorial for Amy Alexander McKey ’48

Amy M. McKey, 92, of Gridley, passed away at 6:28 p.m. Friday (July 6, 2018) at Meadows Retirement Community, Chenoa.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ Community Church, Gridley. Pastor Andy Huette will officiate. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Christ Community Church, Gridley, and for one hour prior to service Saturday. Ruestman Harris Funeral Home, El Paso, is assisting her family with arrangements.

Amy was born April 27, 1926, at Chatham, a daughter of P.F. and Ethel Elliott Alexander. She married Paul W. McKey on June 17, 1951, at Loami. He died Dec. 30, 1985.

Survivors include her children, Paula McKey (Bill) Peterson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; John (Pat) McKey, Gridley; Jim (Carol) McKey, Louisville, Ky.; Dan (Penny) McKey, Wake Forest, N.C.; Peggy McKey (Bill) Filer, Sammamish, Wash.; and Pat McKey (Dave) Peters, Littleton, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Allison McKey, Carrie McKey (Patrick) Chase, Brett (Stephanie) McKey, Bryce McKey, Mac (Whitney) Steele, Will (Cari) Filer, Melissa (Joshua) Henry, Alexandra Peters and Lauren Peters; and five great-grandchildren.

Amy graduated from Auburn High School and continued on to receive a bachelor of arts in home economics from Millikin University. She worked as a home economics teacher in San Jose for three years until she married Paul and moved to Gridley. She enjoyed sewing, reading, traveling and being with her family.

Amy's family would like to thank Dr. Sam Steffen and the Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community for their loving care and support.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, Glen Alexander.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Christ Community Church or Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community.

Condolences and memories of Amy may be directed to her family at


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