Pattie LaRue McLamb McKeithan

November 25, 1924 - May 30, 2011
Pattie LaRue McLamb McKeithan


Pattie McKeithan, age 86 of Leland, NC
died May 30, 2011 at home.

She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Beatrice McLamb. A son, Daniel (Danny) McKeithan and grandson Timothy Scott McKeithan preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Julian Blue McKeithan of the home. A daughter Kay McKeithan Fowler, her husband Eddie Fowler of Leland; Four sons, Milton McKeithan and wife Joyce of St. Paul; Lee McKeithan and wife Gaye of Rocky Point; John McKeithan and wife Debra of Leland; Mike McKeithan and wife Beverly of Leland.

Granddaughters: Holly Shepard, Krystal Skarvelis, Brandi McKeithan, Jenny Speaker
Grandsons: Perry McKeithan, Johnny McKeithan, Brandon McKeithan, Eddie Fowler, Jay McKeithan, and Bobby McKeithan.

Great granddaughters: Taylor, Makenzie, Carmen Elizabeth
Great grandsons: Zachary, Noah, Levi, Hunter, Kaden, Zachary, Christopher, Alex, Brenton, Joey.

She had one brother, Ariel McLamb, and one sister Charlene Casey both of Clinton.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was known to many as Nanny. She loved her family with all her heart. She enjoyed working in her flowerbed and the garden.

The family will see friends 7 to 9 pm Wednesday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will be 4 pm Thursday at Raeford City Cemetery in Raeford, NC.

Pallbearers: Johnny McKeithan, Brandon McKeithan, Eddie Fowler, Kevin Shepard, Charles Fowler, Sr., and Charles Fowler Jr.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Lower Cape Fear Hospice in her name.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 (910) 791.9099


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  • May 31, 2011
    Melanie Clark says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during your time of loss.

  • May 31, 2011
    lisa quick says:
    There are no words that can express the emotions and sympathy I have for Kay and the family, I wish you the best.. Mrs Mckeithan was a wonderful Lady she will be missed.

  • May 31, 2011
    amy simmons says:
    so sorry Kay , you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • June 01, 2011
    Stephanie Wells Blanton says:
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Still try to keep up with the old neighborhood as much as possible.