Doris Eugenia Kea


Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Eugenia Kea were held Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 3 p.m. from Remus Baptist Church with Bro. Eddie Pilgrim officiating. Burial followed in Remus Baptist Church Cemetery.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kea, 99, of Carthage, died Friday, April 2, 2021 at her home.

She was a native and longtime resident of Leake County and Remus Community.  Mrs. Kea was a member of Remus Baptist Church where she had been active through all her years. She was a former active member of Busy Bee Homemakers Club and an avid gardener.

Survivors include her daughter, Jimmie Ruth (Jim) Freeny of Edinburg; sons, Larry Martin (Lynette) Kea of Edinburg; Percy Lee (Beverly) Kea of Madison; grandchildren, Teresa, Matthew, Lisa, Lana, Lucinda, and Emily; 12 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Royce Beckham of Ackerman; numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Mrs. Kea was preceded in death by her husband, James S. Kea; grandson, Eric Kea; parents, Jasper and Lillie Beckham; sisters, Dorothy, Retha and Loretta; brother, Joyce Beckham.

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