Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Margrette Elam Keele, age 86, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ralph Hart and Bro. John Bush officiating.
Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Tuesday, July 31 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Keele passed away on Monday at Manchester Healthcare.
Mrs. Keele was born in Coffee County, TN, the daughter of the late Luther and Eula Bowman Elam.
She was employed in meat departments at various stores for 30 years. She attended Red Hill Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Keele was also preceded in death by her husbands, J.C. Mahaffa and Raymond Keele; two sisters, Imogene Demintoff and Delois Parker; and three brothers, Lynward, Austin, and Edgar Elam.
She is survived by her daughter, Treva Bundy of the Pocahontas Community; two sons, Rayford Mahaffa of Cannon County and Michael Mahaffa of Manchester; one brother, Mervin Elam of Manchester; five grandchildren, Bradley Bundy, Bridgett Morrison, Julie Cobb, Rachel Driver, and Kelly Mahaffa; six great grandchildren, Justin Morrison, Ciera Ballinger, Layla Bundy, Taylor Driver, Madison Driver, and Korey Bundy; and one great, great grandchild, Kennedy Skye Ballinger.
The family requests memorial donations to the Dusty Elam Foundation, c/o Peoples Bank & Trust Co., 1203 Hillsboro Blvd., Manchester, TN 37355.
Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.