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Elsie Keith, 84

Elsie Keith, 84, a Warren County resident and native, was born Jan. 29, 1935 and passed away March 10 at her residence.

She was a retired bookkeeper and secretary for Waymon Hale Construction Company, member of the Church of Christ at East End and daughter of the late James Fred and Offie Loretta Jones Tittsworth. Mrs. Keith was married Aug. 15, 1953 to William Carl Keith, who preceded her in death in 1986. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Jessie, Noel, Austin, Larry Elbert and Walden Tittsworth; sister Freida Tittsworth; and special niece, Dot Morgan Ragsdale.

Survivors include children and spouses, Cathy and Ricky Brown of Knoxville, and Mark and Stephanie Keith of McMinnville; grandchildren and spouses, Adam Brown, Katy Brown, Dylan and Caitlin Keith and Gabi and Jagger Ledbetter; four great-grandchildren, Alex and Doug Brown and Ella and Emersyn Keith; sister Rose Morgan of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at High’s Chapel with Kevin Key to officiate. Interment will follow at Webb Cemetery at Bluff Springs. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and 9 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 13, 2019