Published 9:01 am Friday, March 4, 2016
Katie McBride, 63, died Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 in Pt. Arthur, TX. She was a lifelong resident in the Golden Triangle area who loved taking care of elderly and sick people. Katie liked to roller skate and water ski but loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her loving husband, Michael McBride of 33 years, 2 daughters, Kristina Gilchriest and husband Gilbert of Old Salem, TX, Amanda Keaton and husband Danny of Mauriceville, TX, 1 step daughter, Michelle Balance and husband Conrad of Melbourne, FL, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 sisters, Julie Birmingham and Mary Stewart and 1 brother, Billy Ross. Katie was preceded in death by her parents, V.L. “Bill” Ross, Jr, and Mary Alice Duhon-Ross. A memorial service for Katie will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.