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Jacqueline "Jackie"'s Story

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Jacqueline "Jackie" Lee Keith, 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Kokomo. She was born July 18, 1939, in Kokomo, to Kenneth and Ruth (Hunt) Horne. She attended Kokomo High School. On Oct. 9, 1956, she married Verl "Bill" Keith, and he preceded her in death Jan. 11, 2008. They shared a wonderful 51 years together.
She was a homemaker and spent many years caring for children in her home. Jackie had a servant's heart as she volunteered for many organizations around Howard County. She loved playing bingo with the residents at Windsor Estates and the Howard County Home, and she was always available to make a meal for a friend in need. She loved the Lord and Faith Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon for many years. Jackie loved spending time with her family whether it be at a sporting event, camping, or simply talking on the phone.
She will be missed by her daughter, Terry (Jim) Wyant, Walton; son, Bill Keith, Kokomo; son, Scott (Mary Ann) Keith, Kokomo; granddaughters, Kristina (Shawn) McNabb, Jennifer (Jason) Young, Shawna (Chris) Byam, Anna (Clint) Snell, Nikki (Nate)Kilcline, and Stephanie Kilcline; grandson, Patrick Kilcline; eight great-grandchildren, Caleb (Kiley) Young, Keyerstyn Young, Garrett Wecht, Connor and Austin McNabb, JJ Kilcline, Gracie Laughner, and Dominic Wright; one great-great-granddaughter, Kimber Young; and sister-in-law, Joan Bough.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Jackie touched are invited to share in visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1608 Kirk Row, Kokomo, with Pastor Jeff Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
Published on September 26, 2017
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