Jeannette <I>Keithley</I> Adams

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Jeannette Keithley Adams

  • Birth 6 Dec 1937 Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 18 Apr 2013 Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot C-265, E1/2-3
  • Memorial ID 108795142

Jeannette (Keithley) Adams was born December 6, 1937 in Pleasant Hill, Missouri and departed this life on April 18, 2013, surrounded by her loving family, at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Terri and Bob Yarber, in Pleasant Hill at the age of 75 years, 4 months and 14 days.

She was the daughter of Albert and Hilda (Greene) Keithley.

Jeannette spent most of her life in the Pleasant Hill area.

She graduated from Pleasant Hill High School as valedictorian in 1955 where she was a member of the girl's basketball team, a cheerleader and played the flute in the Pleasant Hill High School Band.

Jeannette went on to earn a Masters in Education from Central Missouri State College in May of 1967 and taught for 31 years in the Lee's Summit, Missouri School District before her retirement.

She had taught Sunday School at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church when still a young woman, and in later years taught Sunday School at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

After her retirement, Jeannette traveled to many foreign and exotic places, making new friends and collecting cherished mementos along the way.

Jeannette was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Hilda Keithley; one brother, Albert Guy "Bud" Keithley and one grandson Kyle Eason.

She is survived by one son, David Adams and wife Jeni along with grandsons Lane, Dylan, and Jacob and one daughter, Dianna Eason and husband Pascal and grandsons Brett and Cole, all of Pleasant Hill, as well as three sisters, Donna Shaw and husband Pat of Butler, Missouri; Jean Alexander and husband Ellis and Terri Yarber and husband Bob all of Pleasant Hill.

Cremation has been accorded.

Services were managed by Wallace Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill.

A private family inurnment will be held at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Created by: Roger Vick
  • Added: 20 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108795142
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jeannette Keithley Adams (6 Dec 1937–18 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108795142, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Roger Vick (contributor 46868454) .