James Gilbert Keith, age 88, passed away at Willow Branch Health and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, March 18, 2022. Keith was born in Putnam County, Tennessee, on October 24, 1933, to Jones and Flossie Fields Keith.
Keith was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army from 1956-58. He was a long-time McMinnville resident. He worked in the trucking industry for over 39 years, retiring as Terminal Manager of Venture Express in 1999.
In addition to his parents, Keith was preceded in death by
Wife: Peggy Fuson Keith
Brother: Robert Keith
Sister: Cloise Poe
Son: Tony Keith of Murfreesboro
Daughter: Tara (Michael) Myers of McMinnville
Grandchildren: Jennifer Stewart of McMinnville
Brittany Myers of Jackson
Maggie Keith of Murfreesboro
Gavin Myers of McMinnville
Great-Grandchilren: Bethany George of McMinnville
Hunter Fults of McMinnville
Marissa (Coby) Mason of McMinnville
Great-Great Grandchidren: One
Sisters: Jo Davis of Sparta
Glenda Watts of Sparta
Betty Elrod of Baxter
A host of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be Monday March 21, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bro. Doug Benningfield.
Visitation will be Sunday March 20, 2022, 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home.
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