Jerleen Nevels Keith of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life on Monday, February 3, 2020 at home following a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Starlin Mose and Dorothy Correll Nevels and was born on April 26, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She is survived by her daughter Kathy Scott and three grandchildren, Matthew, Megan and Madison Scott all of Somerset, Ky. Two step-children Elaine (Bobby) Philpot and Jackie (Jon Anne) Keith. Five step-grandchildren, Jason, Josh, Travis, Debra, and Jayden. Two sisters, JoAnn Knedler of Huntsville, Alabama and Brenda (Gaines) Jenkins of Nancy, Ky. Three brothers, Carl Nevels of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dannie (Sharon) Nevels of Cincinnati, Ohio and William Douglas Nevels of Nicholasville, Ky and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Keith whom she married on May 31, 1975 and who passed away in June 2003, one brother-in-law, Charles Knedler and one sister-in-law, Alisa Nevels.

She will be greatly missed by all that knew her and she leaves a host of family and friends that mourn her passing.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Bro. Regiel New officiating.

Burial will be in Mills Springs National Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jerleen Nevels Keith.