Yvonne Annette Keith
1960 – 2012
Yvonne Annette Keith of Alpine Forest, passed away at her home on August 5. She was 52 years old.
Yvonne was born March 3, 1960, in La Mesa. She graduated from Lennox High School in Lennox. She moved to the Tehachapi area in 1996, living in Bear Valley Springs for several years before moving closer to town.
Yvonne worked as a Registered Surgical Technician for a neurosurgeon in Glendale, and as well as working for Dr. Michael Jones as a Registered Dental Assistant. She enjoyed participating in various craft fairs and selling crafts. She coached and watched over the rink for the Tehachapi Mountain Inline Hockey Association. Being a mother and grandmother delighted her.
She is survived by her sons, Joshua Ireland, Jeremy Ireland, and Shane Miller. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ryder Ireland, Riley Ireland, Blair Ireland, and Arianna Ireland; as well as her half brother, Steven Parfet.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 18, at 2 p.m. at the Tehachapi Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Bishop Gary Eisenzimmer will be officiating at the services. Dr. Michael Jones, Yvonne’s former employer and friend, will be giving the eulogy.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Yvonne’s name to Optimal Hospice or the American Cancer Society.
Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with her care.