Marsha Ann Keathley (1947-2020) was born on March 25,1947 in Gainesville, Texas to Robert and Juanelle McCabe. She passed away on October 2, 2020. Visitation will be October 6, 2020, from 6:00-7:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home Chapel, 1204 E. California St, Gainesville, Texas. Service will be following at 7:00 pm at Meador Chapel.
Marsha grew up in Gainesville where she was a 1965 graduate of Gainesville High School. Marsha then moved to Fort Worth to attend Texas Christian University where she received her teaching degree while graduating from TCU in 1969. In 1970 Marsha married Gainesville High School classmate Tim Keathley (class of 1964) and they had two sons Derek & Jason and a grandson Wesley. Tim and Marsha had just celebrated their 50th Anniversary this year.
Mrs. Keathley began her teaching career in 1970 in Brock, Texas before accepting a job in the White Settlement ISD where she received multiple awards including Teacher of the Year for 1993-1994. Mrs. Keathley retired in 2011 after 42 years of teaching, she claimed it was the best job she ever had because it was with some of the best people she ever knew. Mrs. Keathley’s strong faith and love of family and her dedication to education were the binding to her life’s book.
Mrs. Keathley is survived by her Husband, Tim Keathley; Son, Derek Keathley and wife, Ricki of Fort Worth; Son, Jason Keathley of Fort Worth; Grandson, Wesley Keathley and wife Morgan of Cost, Texas; Sister, Suzy Klement and husband John of Gainesville; Nephews, Ryan Klement and Casey Klement both of Gainesville.
The family ask in lieu of flowers that you consider making a donation to White Settlement ISD in honor of Marsha Keathley.
White Settlement ISD
Attn: Debra Burnett
401 S. Cherry Lane
Fort Worth, Texas 76108
In support of our local, state, and federal government including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, social distancing and the wearing of masks while attending the funeral services and visitation will be observed.