Gerry Keesee

Gerry Lynn Keesee, age 61, of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away on November 12, 2016, at her home in Paragould. Born October 1, 1955, in Thebes, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Vergie Foltz Lipe. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed being outdoors. She loved her flower garden and going fishing.
 
She is survived by her life partner of 18 years Jim Stacy of the home; one daughter: Michelle Groves of Paragould; three step children: Todd Stacy of Paragould, Arkansas; Greg Stacy of Paragould; and Shay Stacy of Paragould; five brothers: Lonnie Lipe of St. Clair, Missouri; Mike Lipe of Perryville, Missouri; David Lipe of Lewistown, Illinois; Wayne Lipe of Patton, Missouri; and Eddie Lipe of Tamms, Illinois; three sisters: Claudia Chumley of Belleville, Illinois; Brenda Orick of Union, Missouri; and Pam Holt of Decatur, Illinois. Ms. Keesee also leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother: Richard Lipe; and one sister: Betty Cantlon.
 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016, in Union, Missouri, with Bro. Tom Winningham officiating. Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Arkansas in charge of arrangements. Guest registry: faithfuneralservice.net.

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