John Delmar Keith
1965

 

 

Keith Killed In Auto Wreck

 Georgia Textile Worker Dies in Accident Near Dalton.


Dalton, GA. --- John D. Keith, 42, of Rt. 1, Rocky Face, GA, supervisor at Lawtex Corp. here, was killed about 5:15 p.m. Friday when his car went out of control and crashed on a curve north of here.  The accident occurred on Mill Creek Road.  Keith was pronounced dead on arrival at a Dalton hospital.  He was apparently alone in the auto at the time.  A former Chattanoogan, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Keith, Rocky Face, one son Jackie Alan Keith, Rocky Face; two daughters, Misses Judy and Wanda Gail Keith, Rocky Face; his mother, Mrs. Pearl Keith, Rossville; two brothers, David Keith, Rossville, and Bill Keith, Rockford, Ill.; one sister, Mrs Leona Martin, Fairhope, Ala.; one grandson, James Alan Keith, Rocky Face.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lindsey Memorial Baptist Church in Rocky Face with the Rev. Jackie Johnson and the Rev. Emmitt Babb officiating.

The Chattanooga Times May 23, 1965.

 

Keith, John D., 42, of Rt. 1, Rocky Face, Ga., died Friday night in a Dalton, Ga. hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident.  Mr. Keith formerly lived in Chattanooga, but for the past five years he had made his home in Rocky Face, Ga.  He was a supervisor for the Lawtex Corp. in Dalton, Ga.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Keith, Rocky Face, Ga.; son, Jackie Alan Keith, Rocky Face, Ga; two daughters, Misses Judy and Wanda Gail Keith, Rocky Face, Ga.; mother, Mrs. Pearl Keith, Rossville, Ga.; brothers, David Keith, Rossville, Ga., and Bill Keith, Rockford, Ill.; sister, Mrs. Leona Martin, Fairhope, Ala.; grandson, James Alan Keith, Rocky Face, Ga.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lindsey Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Jackie Johnson and Rev. Emmett Babb officiating.  Interment will be in Lindsey Memorial Church cemetery, Rocky Face, Ga.  The body is at the residence in Rocky Face, Ga.  Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home.

The Chattanooga Times May 23, 1965.

 

Personal notes for John D. Keith:   He was preceded in death by his father James D. Keith and brother James C. Keith.  His wife's maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Ingraham.

 

Submitted by Paula Brewer Franklin
pkeith@alltel.net