January 25, 1926 – April 29, 2012
Opal Elizabeth Keel, 86, of New Hope, passed away Sunday. Opal was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her life was devoted to loving and caring for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Keel,daughter, Helen Hill, son, Neal Keel, granddaughter, Tisha Keel, father, Jack Hornbuckle, mother, Sarah Hornbuckle, brothers, J.M. Hornbuckle and Donald Hornbuckle and sisters, Melva Mayhall and Alta Thompson.
Surviving are daughter, Paulette (Ken) Moorman of New Hope, son, Wally (Teresa) Keel of New Hope, son-in-law, Harry Hill of Ridgeville, SC, grandson, Lamar Hill of Ridgeville, SC, granddaughter, Ashley (Harrel) Hill of New Hope, two great grandchildren, Kimberly (James) Hartsell and Ella Kate Hill, sisters, Magdalene Hill of Huntsville, Mary Belle DeArmond of Greenville, SC, Juanita Stewart of Orlando, FL, Katie Lajean Cambron of Huntsville, and Velda Gray of Marietta, GA, and one brother, Leon Hornbuckle, Sr. of New Hope.
Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Bro. Wayne Walls, and Bro. Denny Moore officiating.
Interment will be in the Hayden Cemetery.