Shirley A. Keith, 79, of Connersville passed away Saturday morning, April 24, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond.

One of four children of Zeral and Ruth Carpenter Collins, Shirley was born in Knox County, Kentucky on October 4, 1941.

On December 14, 1957, Shirley married R. Wayne Keith in the Calvary Baptist Church Parsonage. Mr. Keith passed away on September 14, 2015.

Shirley was a member of Connersville Baptist Temple where she helped with AWANA. A homemaker, she enjoyed gardening, growing roses, quilting, and spending time with her family. She also was an avid golfer, participating in women’s league for many years.

Survivors include three children, Anita Hrivnak, Sheila (Dale) Leising, all of Connersville, and Rob (Kim) Keith of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jordan Leising, Brianne (Tyler) Bitzer, Cayce Hrivnak , Ryan Keith, and Sara Keith; three siblings, Betty Joyce York of Hamilton, Ohio, Tom Collins and Carol (Jimmie) King, all of Connersville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides her husband of 58 years, R. Wayne Keith, Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Marietta Byrd; brother-in-law, Simon York; and sister-in-law, Wilma Collins.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Dr. Randall Collins will officiate. Burial will follow in Valley Grove Cemetery.

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