Olive Elizabeth Warren Keith – Wake Forest Obituary

Olive Elizabeth Warren Keith

May 20, 1931 – Apr 9, 2017


Olive Elizabeth Warren Keith, 85, left this world to be with the Lord on Sunday April 9, 2017 after several years of declining health. Olive was the daughter of the late Walter Clarence Warren and Alice Elizabeth Young Warren. She was also preceded in death by her husband John Edward Keith, grandson, Christopher Warren Keith, brother, Charles Hardison and a sister, Juanita Dean.

Olive was born in Wake County and was a member of Glen Royal Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Wake Forest High School in 1949 and was Class President and excelled as a basketball player. She had a love of fellowship, friends, family and loved to travel. She worked for over 49 years at Burlington Industries.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon April 12, 2017 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Faile officiating.

Olive is survived by her daughters; Wanda Batchelor (Terry) and Joni Ratkiewicz (Michael), granddaughter; Meghan Elizabeth Batchelor, great granddaughter, Kaleah Olive Batchelor all of Clayton and adopted son William Philip Pearce of Stedman.

The family would like to thank North Pointe of Garner and Heartland Hospice for their care of Olive.

Friends may visit with the family 1 hour prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC (919-556-5811)

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