Loral Mae Keith
Loral Mae Keith
  • 95 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 3, 1922
  • Date of passing: Oct 6, 2017
Let the memory of Loral be with us forever

Loral Mae Keith, 95, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.

A native of Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Geneva Carpenter Keith. She was a lifetime member of Olive Grove Baptist Church and retired from Murdoch Center as a healthcare provider and also White Rabbit Daycare and First Baptist Church Academy.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 Monday, October 9, 2017 at Olive Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

Surviving is a sister, Thelma N. Keith of Creedmoor and many other relatives. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Onnie Parrott, Zona Cash, Margie Veasey and four brothers, Eual Keith, Gorvie Keith, Otho Keith and Clyde Keith.

Visitation will be held Monday October 9, 2017 from 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service in the fellowship hall at the Church and at other times at the home.

A special thank you to the ladies that provided home healthcare for Loral Mae.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Olive Grove Baptist Church, 3014 Olive Grove Church Rd., Creedmoor, N.C. 27522 or Duke Homecare & Hospice, 4023 North Roxboro Rd., Durham, N.C. 27704.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Ellen Poe on 7th October 2017

"Sending a little note to offer my sympathies for family of Loral Mae Keith.  
We had lots of fun together at the Senior Citizens and enjoyed listening to Loral Mae and Thelma.  Then Loral Mae's health declined and was not able to attend the Senior Citizens anymore.  We always got updated on Loral Mae's health.  She was a very special person as well as all of her sisters.  I knew them all, but do not remember a lot about the brothers.
Loral Mae always had something to say and enjoyed helping taking care of the children at the day care centers.  She was a special person and I loved her dearly.  Rest in Peace my friend.   Ellen"

This tribute was added by Shelia Butts on 7th October 2017

"My deepest sympathies and sadness over this sweet ladys’ passing. I have so many fond memories of the short conversations I had with her at church, or on the way past her house when we were farming and she and Thelma still lived on Curl Lane and quite often when they would come into Thalhimers/Hechts to go shopping and I would be working putting up stock. Her favorite phrase every time she would see me was “you been shopping lately?” She knew I hated shopping and that my working at a dept store was just to help out with our household budget and folding and hanging clothes and buying them, was the last thing I wanted to do. She always laughed when she asked me that because she knew what my reaction would be. She had such a dry but keen sense of humor and although quiet, her words were always wise and right on point. I loved talking to her and missed that after she began to decline in her later years.  I know her passing will leave a huge hole in Thelma’s heart and life and I know only time and the good Lord can fill that void. My prayers will be with her as well as the rest of the family. Thinking of you all with love and sadness."


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