Mary Sue Keith Stell, 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 11, 2015 after months of declining health. She was born November 28, 1929 in Wake County to the late Hassie B. Keith and Ethelene Edwards Keith. Following graduation from Rolesville High School, Mary Sue worked and retired with 30+ years of service from the NC Employment Security Commission. She was a member of Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church for over 60 years where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. Mary Sue was married to the late, William Andrew Stell who preceded her in death on April 18, 2000. Together they loved camping, fishing, and working in their yard.
Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Wake Cross Road Baptist Church, 3328 Forestville Road, Raleigh, NC 27616 with Pastor Mike Mallett officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 11:00 am to 12:45 pm at the church and other times at her home, 3936 Louisbury Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.
She is survived by her brother, Jerry Wayne Keith (Cathy) of Wake Forest; sister, Emogene K. Massey (Charles) of Wake Forest; special nephew and wife that helped Mary Sue around her house, Randy and Barbara Jones; other special nieces and nephews, close friends and neighbors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church Debt Retirement.
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Arrangements by L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, Knightdale.
Condolences to the family may be made to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.