Leatrice J. Keays
Leatrice J. Keays, former Tehachapi resident for many years, passed peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Leatrice was a loving, giving and caring Mom and Grandmother and will be missed, but in death- is back with her lifelong sweetheart, Bill. Leatrice was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Keays. Lea and Bill were married for 56 years and, during Bill's 27 years in the Navy, were able to travel and live in many exciting places prior to retiring and settling down in Tehachapi. Lea was a volunteer in the Tehachapi Hospital Guild Thriftshop, a member of the Tehachapi Art Guild, and attended Mountain Bible Church. Lea is survived by her daughter, Karen Gregg (Jon) of Lancaster, with whom she resided the past five years, and her son, Mark Keays (Valery), of Las Vegas, Nev. She has two grandsons, Larry Gregg of Lancaster and Devin Keays of Las Vegas, Nev. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors in Lea's name.