Linda Qualls Perry Keech

Published 12:57 am Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Mr. Linda Qualls Perry Keech, age 81, a resident of Rock Road, Washington, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Keech Family Cemetery, Free Union Road, Pinetown, conducted by Pastor Travis Boyd.

The following will serve as pallbearers: Rodney McNeely, Justin Waters, Jeff Keech, Kenny Beacham, Barney Conway and William Barr.

Mrs. Keech was born in Alamance County on Feb. 7, 1937. She was the daughter of the late Ervin Franklin Qualls and Irma Jeanette Woods Qualls. Mrs. Keech was retired from First South Bank as a commercial loan officer. She was a member of the First Church of Christ in Washington. In her spare time, Mrs. Keech enjoyed listening to music.

On Sept. 18, 1955, Mrs. Keech married Bobby Joe Perry, who preceded her in death, Sept. 18, 2013.

On July 29, 2015, she married Lowell Thomas Keech, who survives.

Surviving with her husband are her daughter, Kathy Perry Waters and her husband, Robert, of Washington; two grandchildren, Brandy Waters Wallace and her husband, Walt, of Washington, Justin Waters, of Washington; two great-grandchildren, Trey Robertson and Ashleigh Wallace; sister, Carolyn Q. McNeely and her husband, Rodney, of Statesville; two stepsons, Lowell Thomas Keech and his wife, Darlene, of Tennessee, Jeffery Scott Keech and his wife, Crystal, of Chocowinity, and stepdaughter, Victoria Keech Mayo, of Chocowinity.

Mrs. Keech was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald E. Qualls.

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