Doris “Opal” Keller Veach, 92, of Stockdale, Ohio, passed away Friday August 6, 2021 at the SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. She was born November 12, 1928 in Stockdale, a daughter of Ora and Almeda “Meda” Warren Keller of Stockdale, Ohio. Opal was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, was a member of the Daughters of the American Legion, a members of the Fraternal Order of the Eastern Star of Lucasville, Ohio, and was a member of the Church of Christ and Christian Union in Stockdale, Ohio. She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl and husband Leon Noel of Lucasville, Ohio and Mary and husband Fred Williams of Stockdale, Ohio, three sons, Larry and wife Sue Veach of Stockdale, Ohio, Oris and wife Penny Veach of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Rex and wife Janet Veach of Hebron, Indiana, a special lady, Virginia Shortridge, who was like another daughter and resided with Opal for forty years, a close sister-in-law, Mary Keller, 19 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Nelson Veach, a son, Roger Steven Veach, one brother, Pete Keller, one grandson, Ryan Veach and one great-grandson, Caleb Southworth
Opal was an Herbalist and Kinesiologist, and enjoyed spending time line dancing and square dancing.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday August 10, 2021 at the Stockdale United Christian Church with Pastor Ed Johnson and Chaplain Jason Coriell officiating. Burial will follow in the Scioto Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held from 4-8:00 P.M. Monday August 9, 2021 at the church with an Order of the Eastern Star service beginning at 7:00 P.M..In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in honor of Opal to the SOMC Hospice Center, 2203 25th St., Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. The family also wishes to thank all the special care givers that provided our Little Miss Daisy outstanding care and love.
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