Carol Jean (Zumwalt) Keefer Obituary
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Carol Jean Keefer who passed away on January 16, 2024 at the age of 80.
Carol was a life long resident of Kansas City, Missouri. Along with her husband Bill, she loved to travel. She loved the holidays. For many years, the Keefers decorated their home at Halloween and Christmas time. It was the Christmas decorations that received the most attention. The Keefers welcomed anyone who wanted to view the holiday scenes and be a part of their Christmas spirit.
Carol had a true love of fur babies. Over the years, the Keefer’s rescued many dogs and cats,. They also rescued a parrot named Fred, ferrets and a rabbit. They were all loved and given a place to call home.
Carol was preceeded in death by her father, Roy Lee Zumwalt; her mother, Juanita Elizabeth Elgin; her husband, William Warren Keefer and her grandson, Jason Drew Hoskins, Jr.
Carol is survived by her sister, Jeanette Johnson of Ohio; her brother, Gary Elgin and her daughters Annette M. Martinez and Rita A. Locke of Kansas City, Missouri. Carol also leaves behind two granddaughters and seven great-grandchildren.