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Eloise Keeys

November 20, 1939 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 82)

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Eloise Keeys


Eloise Keeys, was born on November 20, 1939 in Ruckersville, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Ollie and Bernice Reeves. 


The family relocated to Philadelphia where Eloise found the Lord and was baptized at an early age at Mount Zion Baptist Church at 50th and Woodland Avenue. She received her education in the Philadelphia school system. Eloise was a good student and was chosen to participate in a work-study program. She worked for the Presbyterian Minister’s Fund on rotation bi-weekly and went to school bi-weekly. After graduation, she went to work for Sunoco in Radnor, Pennsylvania as an administrative assistant. She also worked for the Philadelphia Psychiatric Center on Ford Road in Philadelphia for many years.


As time went on, Eloise met and married her long-time companion James Keeys and from this union, one son was born, Michael Keeys.


On Thursday, February 10th 2022, God called Eloise home. She leaves to cherish in her memory her son, Michael Keeys, grandson, James Thompson-Keeys, sisters Mildred Reeves, Elizabeth Brokenborough, brothers Jeff Allen, Thomas Allen, nieces, nephews, friends and long time companion, Willie Adams.


Submitted With Love,

The Family  

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Memorial Service
March 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Bruce R. Hawkins Funeral Home
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania 19126-2844

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