She was born Sept. 6, 1944, in Heard County to the late Neal and Sarah Williams Stephens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, V.R. Stephens, and a sister, Margie Shelnutt.
Mrs. Keheley is survived by: her loving husband of 44 years, Delano W. Keheley; four brothers, Hollis Stephens of San Antonio,, Hiram Stephens of Roanoke, Ala., Huell Stephens of Hogansville and Leland Stephens of McDonough; two sisters, Earlene Sorrells of Cedartown and Wanda Hall of LaGrange; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She married her husband July 12, 1968, and worked in administration at First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta for 12 years and as an administrative assistant for Habersham Metal, where she retired. She attended Liberty Baptist Church and was an animal lover, avid reader and enjoyed gardening, traveling and cooking for family and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Beck Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Scott Cates and Ken Robinson officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Rabun Paws 4 Life, 261 Boen Creek Road, Tiger, GA 30576.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at http://www.beckfuneralhome.com.