Mrs. Ursula Yvonne Keyes, mother of former DeKalb County District Attorney Gwendolyn Keyes, passed away on July 2 in Loudoun County, Virginia. She was 84.
Ursula Keyes was the wife of Andrew J. Keyes, Sr., a former Tuskegee Airman, who preceded her in death. They were married 41 years and had two children, Gwendolyn and Andrew, Jr.
Mrs. Keyes, a retired registered nurse who provided compassionate care to others over a 28-year career, was a member of the Presbyterian Church both in Succasunna, New Jersey and Stockbridge, Georgia.
Mrs. Keyes is survived by children, Gwendolyn (Randal Fleming), Andrew Jr., Deborah (Dean Angelos) and Carlton; grandchildren, Corey, Kyle, Jermaine, Lauren, and Damien; sisters, Gloria Celeste Robinson and Hyacinth Francis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives.
Visitation for Friends and Family will be held at Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home South DeKalb Chapel on Friday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a family hour from 6-7pm. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m., at Stockbridge Presbyterian Church, 4740 North Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, GA. Senior Pastor Susan Bennette, Eulogist. Mrs. Keyes’ remains will lie in state from 10 a.m. to the hour of service on Saturday. She will be laid to rest at Hillandale Memorial Gardens, 6201 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia. Services entrusted to Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes, Inc.