Marjorie L. Keithley, of Hendersonville, formerly of Sacramento, CA, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2012 at Lake Point Landing in Hendersonville.
Marjorie was born March 15, 1929 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York to the late William and Ella Overton. In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Lt.Col. Herbert R Keithley and a son, Craig Keithley. She is survived by her other son Burt, and his wife Suzanne; a daughter Kyle; and grandchildren Cort, Dash, and Moorea. She also leaves behind her cherished brother Bill Overton and his wife Arlene; niece Pat Mackin, her husband Charlie, children Dan and Kate; nephew Bill Overton Jr; niece Michelle Squibb, husband Frank and their daughter Heather.
Before she married Herb, Marjorie was an accomplished competitive ice skater and dancer in New York City. She then embarked on a life long journey as a military wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family and friends were her passion. After her children were grown, she served as a teacher’s aid in the Sacramento public school system.
She will be greatly missed by all of her family members and friends she left behind.
Donations can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in remembrance of Marjorie L Keithley.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in Charge of Arrangements.
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