W.C. Keyt

Oct 20 2006

77 year old W.C. Keyt of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee died Wednesday of an extended illness. He was born in Crossville but moved to Smithville at the age of six months. He attended school in Smithville and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in the School of Transportation. He made transportation his career for 53 years. He was also a Korean War Veteran. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Whorton Springs Baptist Church. Roland Smith of the Central Baptist Church in Crossville will officiate and burial will follow in DeKalb Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. at the church. He is survived by his wife, Antha Smith Keyt of Fairfield Glade and formerly of McMinnville. A daughter, Janice Marie Burris of Nashville. Two sons, Timothy Wade Keyt of Cookeville and Robert Keyt of Chattanooga. A sister, Louise Frazier of Dowelltown. Two brothers, Lloyd Keyt of Springfield and James Keyt of Columbus, Georgia. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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