Emily R. Keenum (8-17-11) services 8-19-11



Emily R. Keenum

Emily Ruth Ratliff Keenum, 79, of Tuscumbia, Ala., died Wednesday, Aug. 17.

She was born in Morris Chapel, daughter of the late Bessie and Glen Ratliff. She was united in marriage to Jack Keenum, who preceded her in death.

Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 19, with Dr. Tom Phillips officiating, at Oakwood Cemetery in Tuscumbia, Ala.

Mrs. Keenum was of the Christian faith. She was a retired accounting specialist.

She is survived by her son, Andy Keenum of Florence, Ala.; one granddaughter; sisters, Betty Scott of Saltillo, Martha Conaway, Darlene Terry, both of Morris Chapel, and Judy Wilkinson, of Florence, Ala.; brothers, Danny of Lexington, Tenn., Jimmy of McDonough, Ga., and Jackie Ratliff of McCalla, Ala.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Bethlehem Project at New Beginning Church,
855 Florence Boulevard, Florence, Ala. 35630.

An online guestbook is available at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.