On October 5, 1955 she united in marriage with Brother Delbert Ray New who passed away March 14, 2004. To this 48-year union nine children survive: Phillips and Susie New of White, Georgia; Regiel and wife Freda New; Sheila and her husband Winfred Godsey; Kenneth and his wife Nancy New; William and Susan New; Tilda and husband Rudy Branscum; Delbert Jr and his wife Lisa New; Hilda and husband David Rose and Steve and his wife Amy New all of Wayne County.
Also surviving are twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren and two brothers: Elton and his wife Glenna Keith of Stevensville, Michigan and Bro. Clifton and wife Ella Ree Keith of Somerset.
Preceding her in death are her siblings: Barbara Kidd, Wendell, Ferlin, Curtis and Haskell Keith and her infant sister, Valerie Keith.
Alberta accepted Christ as her Savior as a young lady and became a member of the Lower Turkey Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member at the time of her passing. She was dedicated and supportive to her husband's ministry and to the Lord throughout her Christian Life. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation: Thursday from 4 to 9 P.M.
Funeral Service: Friday, at 11 A.M. at Hickey and Son Funeral Home
Interment in Cedar Hill Baptist Church Cemetery