Katie Keele (4-5-22) service 4-10-22
Katie Lee Keele, 80, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, April 5, in Savannah.
She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late Arthur Franks and Bertie Hurley Henson. She was united in marriage to Cletis Earl Keele, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Keele attended Faith Apostolic Church and was a member of Sand Hill Holiness Church where her husband Cletis served as pastor for 47 years. She also participated in the church choir.
She is survived by her daughter, Patsy Keele of Savannah; sons, Ricky Keele and Jeffrey Keele, both of Savannah; sisters, Carolyn Henson Smith of Kossuth, Mississippi and Peggy Brown; brothers, Rex Franks of Savannah, JC Franks of Savannah and Daniel Henson of Shiloh; six grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Nicky Keele; sisters, Rebecca Henson Todd and Willie Mae Henson; brothers, Thomas Henson, Marvin Franks, and Arthur “Ottie” Ray Franks; and a great-grandchild.
Services were held on Sunday, April 10, at Faith Apostolic Church in Savannah with Kevin Smith and Larry Vandiver officiating. Burial followed in Campground Cemetery at Savannah.