CAMERON — Kay Frances Keith Peele, 82, of Cameron, died Saturday (04/10/21) at her home with her family by her side.

She was born in Moore County on April 22, 1938, to Aubrey Leon Keith Sr. and Blannie Crouse Keith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Aubrey Leon Keith Jr.

Kay was a graduate of Vass Lakeview High School and Hardbarger Business College in Raleigh. Known for her servants’ heart and hardworking hands, Kay was always willing to give of her time and talents.

She served the Lord faithfully in many ways as a lifetime member of Cameron Presbyterian Church.

She loved flowers and working in her garden to share the bounty of her blessings.

She was generous to her family and community and always willing to help. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She retired from BB&T in Vass to be a full-time “Grannie Kay” and “Kay Kay,” picking up grandsons from school and spending weekends at their beach house in Oak Island.

As a farmer’s wife, she spent her days helping Clinton raise beef cattle, picking her husband up from the field and taking cows to the sale.

She was a faithful friend and partner for more than 62 years.

Together they created a life that will leave a legacy of grit and grace.

She is survived by her husband Clinton Gray Peele; son Gary Peele and wife Joanna of Oak Island; daughter Sheila Peele Sineath and husband Jimmy of Cameron; son Dwayne Peele and wife Debbie of Cameron; sister Doreene Tant and husband Jerry of Matthews; brother Phillip Keith and wife Patsy of Carthage; sister Sandra Winstead of Oak Island; brother Richard Keith and wife Beth of Harkers Island; sister-in-law Doris Keith of Cameron; grandchildren, Jamie Borem and husband Lyle, Scott Sineath and wife Cortney, Garrison Peele and fiancée Savannah Hutchinson, Cody Peele, and Patrick Peele; and great-grandchildren, Levi, Ruby, and Amelia Borem and June Sineath; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service is 2 p.m. Saturday at Cameron Presbyterian Church Cemetery. There will not be a formal visitation, but friends are welcome to visit at the family home.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Kay’s memory to “The Kay Keith Peele Scholarship Fund,” c/o Cameron Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 68, Cameron, NC, 28326.

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