Frances Shell Keas

November 30, 1920July 1, 2014

Frances Shell Keas, 93, of Montgomery AL and Columbus GA, died tuesday, July 1. She was born to the late byron Baker Shell and Maggie Lee Beam Shell in Matthews, Montgomery County, AL and lived in Montgomery most of her life, graduating from Sidney Lanier High School i 1938. She was retired from Continental Glass Company. Frances was the loving and dedicated mother of two children, Roberta Wright "Robbie" Pendegraph and Ross Frank Wright, and she was a favorite aunt of one niece and 5 Nephews. She survived her husband, Woodrow Keas. Frances is survived her sister and best friend, Helon Shell Brantley of Montgomery AL and Columbus GA. Frances was known for her sense of humor, her beautiful needlework, her loyalty to family, and her love of fun and travel. her smile will be missed. Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at Leak Memory Chapel. Graveside Services to begin at 3:00 p.m. in Fores Hills Cemetery in Snowdoun, AL. Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.


  • Visitation Saturday, July 5, 2014
  • Graveside Service Saturday, July 5, 2014

Frances Shell Keas

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Shirley JONES

July 4, 2014

Helon, I'm so sorry for the loss of your sister, Frances. May God comfort your heart, as only He can! God bless!