Usha Meryl Tate Keene, daughter of the late Eugene Edward Tate and Sallie Bridges Tate was born in Gaffney, South Carolina, on April 7, 1951.
Usha was a member of Asbury Methodist Church (WDC) and attended Sunday school regularly with her Grandmamma Alice and Aunt Ethel. She was a member of the Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF) and enjoyed summer camp and other youth sponsored activities.
Usha attended the Public Schools of Washington DC.
After high school, Usha attended Washington School for Secretaries and Miner Teachers College. She was a career employee with the federal government.
On November 8, 2022, she peacefully accepted her wings and went with the Lord.
Usha leaves to cherish her memories; her son, Andre Keene, and daughter, Kelsey Keene, of Waldorf, Maryland, sisters, Anita Tate Ibbott, of Goose Creek, SC, Lydia Tate Williams (Clyde) of WDC, Muriel Suggs, of Silver Spring, Maryland; brothers, Michael Tate, Kyle Tate, Bryan Tate, of Gaffney, SC, Roderick Bates, of WDC; 3 grandsons, Devon Keene, Trevynn Keene, Aaden Rudisill; 3 nephews, Kinte Ibbott, Antoinne Tuppince, Waverly Tuppince; 1 niece, Chloe Ibbott; cousins, Henry Wood, Deoleous Bridges, Saul M. Bridges, Duane Bridges, Desarae Bridges Chester, a close family friend, Sheron Henry, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be Friday, November 18, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm in Marshall-March Funeral Home Chapel. A viewing and visitation will be held an hour before services.
Marshall-March Funeral Home, Inc.
4308 Suitland Rd, Suitland-Silver Hill, MD 20746