|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1997|
Elsie M. Keith 72, Of Benton Harbor died Tuesday, Jan 7, 1997 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 1997 at the Fairplain Funeral Chapel, Florin Funeral Service Benton Harbor, where visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Jan 8. Burial will be in North Shore Memory Gardens, Hagar Shores.
Mrs. Keith was born April 26, 1924, in Hilltop, KY: to Samuel New and the former Laura Black, She had resided in Benton Harbor area since 1950. Mrs. Keith worked at Dunkin Donuts in St. Joseph for more than 20 years as a counter-hostess.
Survivors include: Three sons- Carl Keith, Sam Keith and Gerald "Jerry" Keith, all of Benton Harbor; two daughters- Janet Ervin of Coloma and Mrs. Robert "June" Patterson of Plymouth, Ind; Four brothers -Lester New of West Harrison, Ind, Carl New of Muncie Ind, Roy New od South Haven and Cecil New of Louisville, KY; three sisters - Ethel Coffey of Mount Sterling, KY, Addie Worley of Harrodsburg, KY and Geneva Kidd of Logansport, Ind; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Roy Keith, in 1975: her parents, Sam and Laura New; and two brothers- Wilburn New and Homer New.
Samuel Tate New (1892 - 1981)
Laura Belle Black New (1893 - 1989)
Roy Keith (1919 - 1975)*
Carl E Keith (1942 - 2010)*
Janet Fayrene Keith Thornton (1945 - 2014)*
Wilburn New (1915 - 1993)*
Ethel New Coffey (1918 - 2005)*
Addie New Worley (1920 - 2004)*
Carl F. New (1922 - 2005)*
Elsie Mae New Keith (1924 - 1997)
Geneva New Kidd (1926 - 2007)*
Homer E New (1931 - 1995)*
Cecil E. New (1934 - 2010)*
North Shore Memory Gardens
Created by: Kandi Lard
Record added: May 03, 2014
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