William James Keeling

The Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia
Published February 5, 2000
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Mr. William James Keeling, 77, of Cartersville died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, at Cartersville Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 14, 1922, in Bartow County, son of the late William E. Keeling and Eula Mae Adair Keeling.  He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Bertha Keeling; a son, Ricky Keeling; one brother, Robert Keeling; and two sisters, Aileen Keeling and Jewel Meadows.

Mr. Keeling was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II.  He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and was retired from Dobbins Air Force Base after 30 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita [June] Keeling of Cartersville; a daughter, Paula Hunt of Cartersville; three sisters, Mae Fowler, Effie Franklin and Betty Keeling, all of Cartersville; a brother, Jesse Keeling of Emerson; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 at Bethany Baptist Church in Emerson with Rev. Jesse Ray Summey and Rev. Rex Cox officiating.  Interment will follow in the Center Baptist Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Lee Hunt, Carey Millsap, Bryan Keeling, Gary Keys, Ricky Dover and Ricky Summey. They are asked to meet at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home by 1:15 p.m. Sunday.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.

[Re-printed with permission from The Daily Tribune News in an effort to help preserve history.]


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