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Edith Garrett Keenum

Edith Garrett Keenum

Edith Garrett Keenum, 92, of Hendersonville entered into Heaven's Glory on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at the Elizabeth House following a period of declining health. She was the daughter of the late Emory and Bessie Roberts Garrett and the wife of the late Cloyce H. Keenum.

She is survived by her son, Charles H. Keenum, Sr. and his wife, Carola of Hendersonville; her daughter, Linda Keenum Tapp and her husband, John, of Greer, SC; her five grandchildren, Larry S. Hyder, Jr., LaShannon S. Hyder, Landon S. Hyder and his wife Stefanie, all of Greer, SC; Charles H. Keenum, Jr. and wife Cindy of Tega Cay, SC; Candi Keenum Wright and her husband, Dean, of Fairview; her great-grandchildren, Zachary and Emily Hyder; Reece and Maggie Keenum and Allie and Lauren Wright. She is also survived by her sisters, Lela King, of Rock Hill, SC and Susan G. Duncan of Hendersonville; her brother, Roland Garrett of Marble, NC and by numerous nieces and nephews. She accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 15.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday Feb. 22, 2013, at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with Reverend Robert Garren officiating. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.