4/15/15 —– Juanita C. Keele

Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita C. Keele, age 94, of Manchester, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Red Hill Church of Christ with Bro. Ralph Hart officiating.flower 11

Burial will follow in the Manchester City Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Tuesday evening at Manchester Funeral Home and Mrs. Keele will lie in state at the church on Wednesday, beginning at 11:00 AM.

Mrs. Keele passed away Sunday evening at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma, surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Keele was born in Tullahoma, TN, the daughter of the late Arthur Thomas and Beulah McFarland Campbell.

She was a retired librarian at Manchester Public Library. She was of the Church of Christ faith, having attended Southside and Red Hill. Juanita loved to read the Bible, gardening, cooking, and naturally, reading.

Juanita was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Sam Keele, who passed in 1997; one daughter, Judy Keele Strode, who passed in 2005; and two sisters, Nancy Duncan and Jessie Mai Huskin.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Jane (Bryan) Barton of Normandy and Susie (Russell) Cox of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Dana Strode (Josh) Threet, Leslie (Luke) Aaron, Greg (Monica) Barton, Beth (Eric) Grosch, Taylor Cox, Ryan Cox, and Aubrey Cox; and one great grandchild, Kierce Threet.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.