Jerry William Keese

February 18, 2021

Dr. Jerry William Keese, age 83, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville, KY.

Dr. Keese was a native of Anderson, SC, and had been a resident of Hopkinsville since 2014 coming from the Century and Flomaton areas. He was former pastor of First Baptist Church of Flomaton, and served as a minister for 60 plus years. He enjoyed traveling, organizing “Fun Folks” tours, golfing and was an avid reader. He was loved and adored by many. Mr. Keese was preceded in death by his parents, William H. and Hazel Leathers Keese; brothers, Sam Keese and James Keese; sister, Doris McCalister, and his former wife, Doris Stokes Keese.

He is survived by his wife, Mollie Keese of Hopkinsville, KY; children, Michele (Terry Burchett) Keese of Gulf Breeze, FL, Whitney (Jeff) Crain of Gulf Breeze, FL, Irene (Dewey) Bondurant of Flomaton, AL, Martin Broomes of Cantonment, FL, Jan Sales of Cantonment, FL; sister, Jean Bolt of Anderson, SC; nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; numerous other family members and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at Flomaton Cemetery with Dr. David Gardner officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Crain, Scott Myers, Jim Bondurant, Jack Broomes, Terry Burchett, Wes Sales.

Please share your memories and condolences with the family at

Flomaton Funeral Home Directing.


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