Services for Martha Ann Brunson Keyes will be held Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Raymon Leake Officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Keyes, 76, of Meridian, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Pushmataha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Destin Darlings. Mrs. Keyes received her Associates Degree from Meridian Community College and she had a "PHT" degree from Tulane University. Mrs. Keyes was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of fifty-seven years, Esse Harold Keyes of Meridian; daughter, Marilyn Keyes Bell and husband Gary of Meridian; son, Jimmy Keyes and wife Debbie of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; son, Allen Keyes of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter, Judy Cook and husband Bill of Pontotoc; grandchildren, Captain William Douglas Sharpe and wife Becky, Mitchell Cook, Matthew "Mac" Cook, Robert Winstead and wife Sara, Daniel Winstead and wife Brittany and Jacob Bell; great-grandchildren, Anna June Sharpe, Mary Elise Sharpe, Breeana Winstead, Braiden Winstead and Aubrey Bell; numerous cousins and friends and also a special friend Rex McInnis.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Claude Brunson, and her mother, Alda Allen Brunson.
The family requests memorials are made to the American Heart Association, 4830 McWillie Circle, Jackson, Mississippi 39206.
Pallbearers will be Bill Cook, Mitchell Cook, William Sharpe, Daniel Winstead, Jeff Carter, Scott White, Danny Hall and Mark Rhodes. Honorary pallbearers will be Rex McInnis, Thomas (Tag) Gamblin, Gene Allen and Harry Carter.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.