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Frances Keigley

May 3, 1919 — July 21, 2018

Frances Gehring Keigley, 99 of Chapel Hill, formerly of Sanford passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Tuesday at Carolina Meadows, The Fairways in Chapel Hill.


Mrs. Keigley was born in Galesburg, IL, daughter of the late Earl R. Gehring and Gertrude Frederick Gehring. She was a graduate of University of Illinois and a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Early in her career she worked as a food and cooking demonstrator during WWII. When her son Richard was born, she became a stay at home Mom. Her favorite pastimes were playing Bridge, socializing with friends, artistic oil painting and visiting her three grandchildren.


Mrs. Keigley is survived by her son, Richard B. Keigley Jr and wife Peggy of Saratoga Springs, NY; three grandchildren, Peter and wife Lauren, Phillip and wife Carla, and Jennifer and husband Ron; two great grandchildren, Noelle and Quinn




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Memorial Service

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion Christian Church Cemetery

23 Zion Church Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

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