Jean Frances Webster McKeel

Published in The Washington Post on May 24, 2019
Jean Frances McKeel (Age 87)  

Of Reedville, VA, passed away on May 18, 2019.

Jean was born on October 13, 1931 in Washington, DC to the
late Warren and Martha "Myrtle" Tippett Webster.

Jean was a GS15 in the Federal Government, she was one of the first women to
obtain such a high-ranking position without having a four-year degree. She was an
animal lover, and was a fan of the Washington Redskins. She had a natural talent for
style and decorating and was a terrific cook. She enjoyed the holidays, Christmas
and decorating the house and several trees was her favorite. She loved the beach.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years
Joseph Watson McKeel.

Jean is survived by one son, Jon McKeel and his wife Donna; three daughters, Joi
Brown and her husband Dave, Jerri McKeel and Jina Lundmark and her husband
David; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A life celebration for Jean will be on June 1, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the home of Jon and
Donna McKeel in Avenue, MD 20609.

Memorial Contributions are requested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501
St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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