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Helen King Keel

Big Stone Gap, Va.-Helen King Keel, 61, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Norton Community Hospital.
She was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Huey King, Jr. and Mary Madeline (Phillips) King; brother, Ted King, Sr.; and sister, Barbara King Phillips.
Surviving are her daughter, Miranda Thacker; two grandsons, Gage Sluss and Gunner Sluss; sisters, Caroline King Broach Whaley, Dorothy King Spears Ashley (Ray), Kathy Johnson and Anita King Mack (Tim); brother, Sam King (Ann); and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Avenue, W., Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Wayne Hager officiating.
The graveside committal service will be conducted at 11:00am Friday in Glencoe Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 10:30am to go in procession to the cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Gage Sluss, Gunner Sluss, Tim Mack, Robert Phillips, Anita Mack and Kathy Johnson.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve Helen Keel’s family.

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