OBITUARY: Jean (Groves) Keith

Jean (Groves) Keith

Jean Groves Keith, 89, of Springfield, passed from this life on Friday, August 27, 2021, at her home.

Graveside services will be conducted Monday, August 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Owens Chapel Cemetery with Reverend Michael Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside service on Monday.

Mrs. Keith was born August 8, 1932, in Springfield to the late James Edwin and Georgia Vera Traughber Groves. She was a graduate of East Robertson High School Class of 1950. Mrs. Keith was the Secretary/Treasurer and co-owner of Keith Circle Steel. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and the Youngsville FCE Club. Mrs. Keith enjoyed crafts, sewing, crocheting, and watching sports, especially the Tennessee Titans and the Tennessee Vols.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: James Groves, Harold Clayton Groves, Pauline Johnson, Edna Yates, Dot Fuqua, and Ann Sage.

Mrs. Keith is survived by her husband: William Medford Keith, whom she would be married to for 69 years this coming November, by her son and daughter-in-law: Steve and Kathy Keith of Springfield, by her daughter and son-in-law: Jo and Charles Hunter of Whites Creek, and by her special niece: Bettye Jo Palmer and her husband David of White House.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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