Katie McBride, 63, died Wednesday, March 2, in Port Arthur. 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; two daughters, Kristina Gilchriest and husband Gilbert of Old Salem, and Amanda Keaton and husband Danny of Mauriceville; one step daughter, Michelle Balance and husband Conrad of Melbourne, FL; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Julie Birmingham and Mary Stewart and one 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.