Bernadette Keith

Bernadette M. Keith, 64, of Warsaw, formerly of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Shangri-La Rehab & Living Center in Blue Springs, MO. She was born on August 18, 1953 in Rochester, New York, the daughter of Eugene and Josephine (Sousa) Jackson, who preceded her in death.

She worked as a Certified Nurse Aid for several different nursing home in the Monett, MO area. She enjoyed collecting Elvis Presley memorabilia and listening to Elvis music. She especially loved her grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Michael B. Keith, Jr. (Lesli) of Sedalia, Randy Keith (Sarah) of Cole Camp, Kenneth Keith of Pierce City; a sister, Donna Lands of Monett, MO; eleven grandchildren, Brittany Keith, Shelby Keith, Alexis Keith, Wyatt Keith, Kaelyn Keith, Layne Keith, Kenneth Keith, Jr., Steven Keith, Sam Keith, Anthony Michaelis, and Ashley Michaelis-Trogstad; several great grandchildren including a great granddaughter, Alivia Sullivan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter Lands, Frank Lands, and Eugene Lands; and a granddaughter, Jordan Keith.

A celebration of life gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday January 19, 2018 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia..

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Chidlren’s Hospital in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


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