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Margie (Baker) Keith

October 17, 1925 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 93)

Margie Keith, 93, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord on September 21, 2019 in Franklin.

A native of Manchester, KY, she was born to the late Rev. Edward Baker and Addie (Turner) Baker. She was married to John H. Keith Sr. who preceded her in death.

Margie was strong in her Christian faith throughout her life, and she was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Indianapolis for the last 10 years. She played guitar, loved bluegrass and gospel music, and penned a song titled, “Lord Help Me to Win Them.” She enjoyed baking and was known for her specialty fried hand pies. Margie was a wonderful wife and mother.

Margie is survived by five children; Lola Landers, Alma (Donnie) Emerson of Franklin, IN, John H. Keith Jr. of Springfield, MA, Marlana (Bill) Steagall of Franklin, IN, and Rita Keith of Carmel, IN; one sister, Lucy Rinck of OH; two brothers, Ralph Baker of FL, and Edward Baker Jr. of OH; 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Margie will be at 2pm Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 6950 E. Raymond St., Indianapolis, IN  46239. Pastor Andy Folger will officiate.  Burial will be at Lick Spring Cemetery in Trafalgar, IN.  Visitation will be from 12:30 pm until the hour of service at the church.

Memorial Contributions may take the form of donations to the Lighthouse Baptist Church Mission’s Fund, 6950 E. Raymond St., Indianapolis, IN 46239.