Josephine Mary (Jody) Keating was born January 9, 1948 in Queens, NY, the daughter of the late William and Angelina Infantino Christoffer. She married Michael Francis Keating on January 29, 1966 and remained married until his death on February 25, 2017. Mrs. Keating retired as a school bus driver for the Wayne County school system after many years of service. She was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Keating departed this life on October 2, 2021 in Waynesboro, Tennessee at the age of 73 Years, 8 Months, 23 Days.
She is survived by four sons, Danny Keating, Michael Keating and wife Sheila, David Keating and wife Amy, all of Waynesboro, TN, Joe Keating and wife Cindy of Cypress, TX; two daughters, Christine Compton, Billie Jo Mattox and husband Mike, all of Waynesboro, TN; thirteen grandchildren, Amanda Kiddy, David Keating and wife Michelle, Shelby Cornstubble and husband Zak, Caleb Keating, Carissa Keating, Dillon Keating and wife Natalie, Ashley Corbin and husband Nick, Andrew Compton, Jessica Moser and husband Cory, Madison Keating, Dustin Hargrove, Macy Keating, Katie Hargrove; and twelve great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at 11:00 am on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro, Tennessee. Visitation was held on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN from 9:00 am till 10:45 am.