Shelby Keel

May 25, 1937 ~ October 16, 2018 (age 81)

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Saturday October 20, 2018 at Glencoe Hokes Bluff Chapel for Shelby Keel, age, 81, of, Glencoe who passed away on October 16, 2018.  Brother Tommy Ferguson will officiate.  Burial will follow at Cave Springs Cemetery.  Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.


Shelby grew up picking cotton and helping raise her four siblings.  She worked at Etowah Manufacturing.  She worked for Texas Instruments in Houston, Texas.  She worked with newborns at Spring Branch Hospital in Houston.  She worked in the Food Industry for years till her disabilities prevented her from working.  She loved unconditionally.


She is survived by her husband: Melvin B. Keel; children: David (Harriet) Keel, Lora (Chuck) Stevenson, and Rhonda (Jeff) Cothran; sister: Janet McCubbins; niece: Heather Cooper grandchild: Amber (Kenny) Bassinger; great grandchildren and special loves Zoe Reese and Ella Kate.


Pallbearers will be family and friends.


Special thanks to Noland Hospital especially Stephen, Misty, Pam, Merry, Dean and Crystal who took such good care of her for so long and Kindred Hospice especially Joy and Pam.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5-7 pm.


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