Keith, Margie Marilyn

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reading-booksMargie Marilyn Keith, 85, passed away on February 14, 2014 in Floyd, Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jabe and Hattie Keith, also two half brothers, Lois Keith and Chris Keith; two half sisters, Nova Shelor and Elizabeth Weir, and a sister, Ruby K. Reed. She is survived by three sisters, Melva Largen, Pulaski, Katy Reed, of Brooklyn, Mich., and Wilma Reed, of Floyd. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Margie was born January 14, 1929, in Willis, Va. Upon graduation from Willis High School in 1946, she attended Hiwassee Jr. College. Following completion of their program, she began her career as an executive secretary in Nashville, Tenn. After living in Nashville for 34 years, she moved to Dallas, Texas and worked there until retiring in 2000, and moving back to Floyd County with her vast collection of books. As per Margie’s request, there will be no visitation, funeral or memorial service. The family will have a private memorial at a later date. No flowers, please. If friends wish to acknowledge Margie’s passing, the family suggests memorial gifts to the Keith Cemetery. Address to: Keith Cemetery, Wilma K. Reed, Treasurer, 372 Long Level RD., Floyd, VA 24091.