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Mary A. Keels

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Mary Ada Elizabeth Keels, age 90, passed away Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at Westmoreland Place in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born January 31st, 1927 to the late Clem and Gail (Watson) Keels.

She is survived by her daughter, Crystal (Roger) Ford of Chillicothe, Ohio; grandchildren: Christopher (Sandra) Ford, Jeremy (Monica) Ford, and Marianna Waugh; great-grandchildren: Christian (Josh) Jossee, Chelsea Ford, Stephen Ford, Lovena Waugh, Aden Ford, and Blaise Ford; siblings: Virginia Crump, Lula Mae Anderson, and Weldon Keels; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Jordan Waugh; and siblings: Tressa Davis, Thelma Martin, Eldon Keels, Rowland Keels, Turley Keels, and Ray Keels.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to

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