James Douglas Allen McKee was born on January 4, 1893. He married Ruby Elam on June 18, 1911. The couple had eight children: Otis, Dorothy, Royce, Emma, Ruth, James Jr, Edna and Bruce. Their daughter Dorothy died when she was five and James Jr died at a year old. Douglas ran a grocery store and his family lived in Greenwood. Douglas was a member of Woodmen of the World and a deacon in the church. After the service ended on Wednesday, October 1, 1946 Douglas leaned over and entered heaven. Ruby lived until November 27, 1972.
*Emma and Bruce are still living.