Ann Keahey

By  | July 2, 2019 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

Obituary of Ann C. Keahey Graveside Service for Ann Keahey will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Roselawn Funeral Home.

Ann Keahey is preceded in death by her parents Estelle Cureton and Walter Cureton her brother Walter Cureton; sister Rosemary Kilpatrick and her husband Dr. John R. Keahey.

She is survived by her sons David (Katie) Keahey, John (Michele) Keahey, Bob (Sam) Keahey; grandchildren, Johnnie Keahey, Elizabeth Grace Keahey, Dale Keahey, and River Keahey. Ann was born in Orne, Tennessee August 22, 1937. She attended David Lipscomb University and was a longtime residence of Decatur, Alabama. Ann was born a coal miner’s daughter; a disposition that sculpted her character which radiated a sense of honesty, integrity, fairness and grit that influenced everyone around her. Ann wore her honesty on her sleeve; unnerving to the disingenuous , but refreshing to the rest. She passed down an inherent set values from which a lifetime of observation and practice can collectively be summarized as this; You are not better than anyone else, but no one else is better than you. She passed down and sense of being and humility. A sense of strength and modesty. A sense of fairness and humanity.

Ann will forever be missed, always emulated, and never forgotten. We will miss you dearly, Love Everyone

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