Obit: Effie Keith

Obit: Effie Keith

April 1st, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Effie Varner Keith, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Effie was born and has been a lifelong resident of the Hixson area. She retired from Signal Apparel and was a member of Hixson Seventh Day Adventist Church.Effie was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene R. Keith; her parents, Pearl and Will Varner and three siblings, Terrell Varner, Glenn "Buck" Varner and Jessie Grant.She is survived by her children, Larry (Nancy) Card and Carolyn (Robert) Sands; three grandchildren, Dale Sands, Evan (Oanh) Sands and Angela Card; siblings, Dorine Blancett and Edra Jeter; great granddaughters, Julia Sands and Summer Griffith; many nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, and Noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at the North Chapel.Services for Effie will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the North Chapel. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com