Marion J. McRae

Marion Jennetta “Moo-Lou” McRae, 68, native and lifelong resident of Palatka, entered the sunset of life Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka. 

The daughter of Mossie and Thelma Lee (Nelson) McRae, she was born Saturday, April 1, 1950. She was educated in the Putnam County School District. Marion was a people-person who always enjoyed helping anyone she could in the community. Her hobbies included cooking, housekeeping, listening to music and being outdoors. 

In addition to her parents, Marion was preceded in eternal rest by her siblings, Alfred Green, Elizabeth Lumpkin, Lillie Mae McCullough, Jacqueline Morrell, Connie Holtz, William Tyrone McRae and Roberta Geames.

She leaves to cherish her memories her special daughter, Keiwanna (Earnest) Belton of Satsuma; grandchildren, Tatyanna Hagans, Tynia Belton and Earnest Belton III of Satsuma; siblings, Katherine Jackson of West Palm Beach, Juanita Abram of Sacramento, Calif., Fannie McRae of Green Cove Springs, Odessa (Charles) Junior of Tampa, Timothy McRae of Jacksonville, Rose Marie Williams, Sandra Brooks, Richard Carr, Vannie Ruth McRae and Michael McRae, all of Palatka; godchildren, Marion Session, Cynthia Session, Cartageous Valentine and Kimule (Devey) Fate, all of Palatka, and Sabrina (Andray) Carrington of Belle Glade; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Visitation of family and friends will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Flagg’s Chapel of Serenity. Celebration of life will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 719 Reid St. in Palatka, the Rev. James McGriff, pastor. The Rev. Andrew McRae, pastor of Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Gainesville, is the eulogist. Interment will be in Oak Hill West Cemetery. McRae family condolences may be sent to 

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Karl N. Flagg Serenity Memorial Chapel, 2400 Madison St. in Palatka.

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