Carol R. Keech

Published 7:43 pm Monday, July 30, 2018

Mrs. Carol Elizabeth Roberts Keech, age 62, a resident of 300 Sunnyside Drive, Washington, passed away at her home, Friday, July 27, 2018.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Oakdale emetery and will be conducted by D.J. Maxey. An informal celebration of life will follow the graveside service at the home.

Carol was born in Wichita Falls, Texas to the late Major Clair Walters Roberts and Dorothy White Jump. She was a 1974 graduate of Washington High School and from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in home economics.

On July 21, 1979 she married Garry Leland Keech. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and attended Eastern Pines Church of Christ. Carol was a pillar of strength and lived life to the fullest. She was known for her beautiful smile, ability to find the joy in every situation, and warm personality. Along with her family and friends, Carol’s lifelong passion was traveling the world.

Survivors include her mother Dorothy Jump, her husband Garry Keech, her daughter Kendra Alexander and husband Mark of Greenville, her son Leland Keech of Wilmington, her brother Jeff Roberts and wife Robyn of Greensboro, her sister Lisa Seffrin and husband Mike of Piedmont, South Carolina, her brother-in- law Larry Keech and wife Karen of Washington, her grandsons Brody and Jackson Alexander, and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Clair Roberts and step-father, Francis Jump.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tennessee, 38105, 1-800-822-6344. You may address condolences to the family by visiting Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Keech