Beatrice Keef, who resided in Lavaca, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Methodist Health & Rehab in Fort Smith. She was born February 6, 1926 in Braggs, Oklahoma to Joe Ruff and Arizona (Treadwell) Ruff. She was 87 years old. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Keef.

Beatrice was a homemaker, a loving Christian mother, and member of Lavaca First Baptist Church.

There will be a private graveside service, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Charleston.

She is survived by two daughters, Donna Incinna and husband Frank of Vero Beach, Florida and Bonnie Taylor and husband Michael of Lavaca; one brother, David Ruff of Kansas; one granddaughter, Dominique Scitz and husband Josh of Lavaca, and one great-grandson, Taylor Scitz.