Wilma Joyce Doyle Bacon Keely, 79 of St Leonard, MD formerly of Bowie, MD, originally of Paris, KY, passed away on August 07, 2019. She found joy in the simple pleasures of life, such as spending time with family and friends, award winning gardening, birding, genealogy, sewing, golfing, interior design, traveling, playing the guitar, writing songs and poetry. She was a unique combination of quick wit, wisdom and a down to earth country soul. She was a people person and her soul was nourished by all the friendships she cultivated throughout her life.
She is survived by her daughters Diana Ciprich of Owings, MD, Kelly Gygax and husband Ted of Bowie, MD, Carolyn Hutchins of Prince Frederick, MD, daughter-in-law Myra Bacon of Damascus, MD, former husband Stephen S Bacon of Crofton, MD, ten grandchildren, Paul, Melissa, Laura, Kylie, Morgan, George, Henry, Juliet, Jenna and Heather and seven great-grandchildren Autumn, Bailey, Nora, Jackson, Cassidy, Cameron and Harper. Also survived by five step-sons, David Keely and wife Linda of Baltimore, MD, Donald Keely and wife Alex of Quincy, FL, Richard Keely of Prince Frederick, MD, Michael Keely and wife Kathy of Harwood, MD, and Jeffrey Keely and wife Michelle of Alexandria, VA and one step-daughter Karen Sillers and husband Danny of Beltsville, MD. She was predeceased by her loving husband Richard T Keely, son Stephen R Bacon, brother, Joe Melvin Doyle, and her parents, Neville and Ada Frances Shumate Doyle.
A Celebration of Life will be held in her hometown on Sunday October 13, 2019 from 1-4 pm at the Hinton-Turner Funeral Home, 526 Pleasant Street, Paris, KY 40361. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Humane Society of Calvert County https://humanesocietyofcalvertcounty.org/