MANNING - Bennie Keels, 89, husband of Shirley White Keels, died on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital, Columbia.

He was born on May 10, 1931, in Manning, a son of the late Gilvie June and Ella Blackwell and reared by the late John Keels and Annie M. Barr.

Funeral services for Mr. Keels will be held at noon on Wednesday at Hayes F. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St., Manning, with the Rev. Domonique I. Grate presiding, the Rev. Bennie Colclough, eulogist, and the Rev. George P. Windley Sr. and Minister Nathaniel Williams assisting. Burial will follow at Manning Cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at his residence, 116 Grace St., Manning. Masks are required.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.