Keith, Edna Joyce (Cleveland)

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Edna Keith
Edna Keith

Edna Joyce Keith, 84, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Friday morning, February 9, 2018.

Edna was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ. Her favorite down-time activity was playing Bingo, which she loved, but more than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by all that knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ora Lee Hardin Copeland & C.H. Copeland; sisters, Dorothy Bepler, Mildred Cartwright, Joann Ogle, Kathleen Copeland, and Mary Louise Copeland; and brothers, Frank Copeland, Calvin Copeland, David Copeland, Henry Copeland, and Donald Copeland.

Edna leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Donald Keith; children, Deborah Keith, Robert & Belinda Keith, Nancy Keith Wimpy, and Gilford Randy Keith; grandchildren, Joshua & Andrea Howard, Crystal Rogers, Anthony & Jennifer Keith, Joseph & Rachael Howard, Nicholas Keith, and Dustin Howard; great-grandchildren, Zachary Howard, Chloe Howard, Quincy White, Domani White, and Ryker Keith; as well as a host of special nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 1-3 p.m. at the Eastside Church of Christ, at 252 Wildwood Avenue, Cleveland, Tn 37311.

A celebration of life funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. at the church with Minister Jeff Archey officiating.

Following the service, Edna will be laid to rest in the Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery.

The family wants to say a special thanks to Signature Health Care and their staff for their excellent care and compassion for Mrs. Edna during her time there. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Edna or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Keith family with these arrangements.

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