Myrtle Robertson Kepley

July 25, 1921November 18, 2012

Mrs. Myrtle Robertson Kepley, 91, departed from this life on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Beacon Place in Greensboro, with Gary and Carolyn by her side. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Chapel, with Rev. Rodney Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Born July 25, 1921, in Orange County, to the late William R. and Maggie Pridgen Robertson, Myrtle was a longtime, loved, and honored member of Rocky Knoll Baptist Church. She went to Glen Hope School in Burlington where she was raised until she married and moved to Greensboro. She was a devoted wife and dedicated mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a great great-grandmother. Myrtle was a fantastic cook and a successful gardener. She enjoyed canning, loved flowers, and traveling all over North Carolina. Myrtle was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Conrad Kepley; sisters, Lillian R. Keck, Naomi R. Oxford, Lois Jean Lakey, and Ruth Duncan; brothers, Martin Robertson and Tommy Robertson. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Srether Kepley Cox; twin sons, Gary L. Kepley and wife Carolyn and Larry L. Kepley and wife Sherry; sister, Joline R. Allison; granddaughters, Janice Cox, Vivian Cox, Cheryl Cox Surratt and husband Eddie; grandson, Billy Cox; great-granddaughter, Amy Cox; and great great-grandchildren, Constance and Duran. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of Beacon Place. Without them, as a family, they would have been lost. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rocky Knoll Baptist Church c/o The Faithful Workers Sunday School Class, 501 Kirkland St., Greensboro, NC 27406. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 pm Wednesday, two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Byron McPherson

November 21, 2012

My sympathy goes to the Kepley family at this time, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

November 20, 2012

Too all,
We are deeply sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother, Grandmother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
With deepest sympathy,
Daphne and Ralph Shaw

Vicki Caudle

November 20, 2012

Sam, Gary, Larry,
So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a very sweet lady whom I was very fond of. May God give you the peace to know she is in a better place.
Love to all,
Gary and Vicki Caudle

Valerie & Tony

November 20, 2012

Gary, Carolyn and family,
Myrtle had the sweetest smile, may God be with you and comfort you in this time of great sadness.