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10/24/09 - NNHS Newsletter -
rk Keatts

Mark Keatts
(d. 22 Oct 2009)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,    

   There is more sad news today.      Mark Keatts, brother of Brenda Keatts Wolford ('64) of VA, Janie Keatts Brooks ('65) of VA, and Bill Keatts of VA, passed away in Newport News on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at the age of 54. 

From the Daily Press - 10/24/09:  

         Mark Keatts

    NEWPORT NEWS - Mark Keatts, 54, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009.

Mark was a lifelong Newport News resident. He loved music, especially AC/DC and watching horror movies with his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Bertie Mae Keatts and a brother, Robert Keatts.
Survivors include two daughters, Tina Mae Thompson and Jessica Ann Autry, both of Newport News; five grandchildren, Bryce, Kelsea, and Sabastian Thompson, Torian and Kyla Autry; his special son, Joseph Shelton of Newport News; two sisters, Brenda Wolford of Virginia Beach, and Janie Brooks of Williamsburg; and a brother, William Keatts Jr. of Gloucester.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Peninsula Memorial Park.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in the Daily Press from October 24 to October 25, 2009.

October 24, 2009



   Our deepest condolences are extended to Mark's entire family and their friends at this time.

  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty 

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