Mary Jane-Keith-Obituary

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Mary Jane "Peaches" Keith

Spring Valley, Illinois

Nov 14, 1956 – Jun 15, 2020 (Age 63)


November 14, 1956
June 15, 2020
Spring Valley, Illinois


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Barto Funeral Home - Spring Valley Obituary

Mary Jane “Peaches” Keith, 63, of Spring Valley, died Monday evening, June 15, 2020, at her home, under the care of hospice and with her sister, Cathy Bernardini, by her side.


Mary Jane was born on November 14, 1956 in Spring Valley to James and Juanita (Hansen) Mayers.  She married Ronald Keith and he preceded her in death.


She had retired from working in retail for many years.  Peaches had a passion for yard sales, thrift stores, and flea markets.  She loved helping others and collecting things, including her Coca-Cola collectables.


Peaches is survived by her children, Patrick (Holly) Mayers of Inverness, FL, Rebecca (Matt) Malone of Eureka, MO, Denise (Brent) Cales of Lecanto, FL, and Sarah Peeler of Boaz, AL; 14 grandchildren; her sisters, Vicki Holloway of Arlington, TX and Cathy Bernardini of Spring Valley; her brothers, Rick (Marylynn) Mayers of McNabb and Burt Mayers of Ladd; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends.


In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Jill Guinn; and two brother-in-laws, Rodney Holloway and Anthony Bernardini.


Cremation will be accorded and there will be no services.  Memorial donations may be sent in memory of Mary “Peaches” Keith to:  Pink Heals, Sauk Valley Chapter, 403 W. 2nd Street, Rock Falls, IL 61071 or to St. Margaret’s Hospice.  The Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, is assisting the family.



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Peach...You are one of my oldest friends. We had sooo much fun (and sorrow) in this lifetime and I wouldn't trade a single minute. Until we meet again, rest well. I love you. Darc

Sorry about your loss.
Prayers for strength and comfort for the family.
Pam (Bickett) Richardson

Sorry for your loss, Denise

Miss you oh so much