June 30, 1952 – April 22, 2016
Ruthie A. Keel, 63, of Owens Cross Roads, passed away Friday.
She was preceded in death by husband, Jerry Wayne Keel, father, Emmitt Linzy Meeks, mother, Leona Faye Meeks, and brother, Fred Emmitt Meeks.
Surviving are daughter, Tamara (Johnny Staten) Bearden, grandchildren, Dustin Bearden, Jasmine Meeks, Jeremiah Staten, Cameron Staten, sister, Linda (Gary) Buck, sister, Kathy (Derrell) Passon, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday 5-8pm and Tuesday 12-2pm at New Hope Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Byrd Cemetery, Tuesday at 3:00 pm with Rev. Ernest Honea, Jr. officiating.