Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Coaltown Cemetery for Mrs. Elwanda Keith, 80, of Purvis, MS.
She died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Pearl River County Hospital.
Mrs. Keith spent most of her life taking care of her family at home; when her children grew up and left home, she began working as kitchen manager at Longleaf Plantation. She retired from Longleaf Plantation in 2001. She was a long time member of Clear Branch Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Earl Keith; her parents and son-in-law, Eddie Leggett.
She is survived by two daughters, Leasa Leggett of Athens, GA and Lori Rawls (Frank) of Purvis, MS; one brother, Michael Porter (Patricia) of Vancleave, MS; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM at Good Hope Baptist Church in Purvis, MS and beginning at 12:30 PM Saturday at Coaltown Cemetery.