Amanda Shope Keough, was born in Graham County to James and Mary Millsaps Shope.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Melissa Gates, two grandsons, Joshua Willis and Tony Roberts, six brothers, Oscar Mcgaha, Dillard, Clinton, Sam, B.F., and Richard Shope, and two sisters, Flossie Wilson and Pauline Shope.
Survivors include her four children, one son Michael Keough (Kelly), and
three daughters, Regina Hutto (Wayne), Linda Walker (Scott), and Karen Keough. She has 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren & numerous nieces and nephews.
Amanda worked in Textiles for years and in Chapel Grove Daycare (Gastonia, N.C.) She also was a homemaker. Amanda loved making quilts. She graduated from Mountain View High School and also graduated from Bible school in Kentucky.
Amanda loved the Lord. She showed in everyday life how much she loved Him. She taught her children and grandchildren to always love the Lord and to do the right things in life. She will be missed tremendously.
Amanda’s funeral service will be held at the Townson-Smith Chapel in Robbinsville, N.C. at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Visitation will be held from 12:00-1:00 pm at the Chapel, prior to the service. Burial will follow at Santeetlah Cemetery.
Due to the risk of exposure to COVID 19, facial coverings and social distancing are required for those attending the service.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Keough family. An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com.
The address for Townson-Smith funeral home:
160 5 Point Rd, Robbinsville, N.C. 28771
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