Dallas Keogh Obituary, Death Cause – After a heroic and protracted battle with cancer, Dallas Keogh, who resided in Collierville, Tennessee, passed away on February 27, 2013, at his home in peace. Kim was well-known for her warm and contagious smile, genuine laugh, selfless nature, and dedication to volunteer work. She was an example of elegance and tenacity in a lady. Kim’s parents, James Milburn Coward, Jr. and Willie Mae Robertson Coward, passed away before their daughter was born.
Her amazing daughter Kelsey and devoted husband of 26 years, Curt, are the only members of her family to survive her passing. In addition, she is survived by her sister, Liz Collier, of Starkville, Mississippi; her brother, Jimmy (Shelia), also of Starkville, Mississippi; as well as seven nieces and four nephews. Kim just recently stepped down from her role as Membership Director at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, where she oversaw the development of tens of thousands of relationships and the expansion of membership.
She was a vital member of the Chancel Choir and Bell Choir at the Collierville Christian Church, where she also held the position of Diaconate and Chair of the Worship Committee. Her stunning voice and impressive musical abilities made her an indispensable member of both groups. Kim had a heart for service and was a driving force behind many philanthropic efforts in Collierville, including TWIGS of Le Bonheur, serving on the board of the Collierville Literacy Council and as its president in 2011, serving on the board of Leadership Collierville and as its secretary, and serving as vice president of Youth Leadership Collierville.
In addition, she was a member of the committee that organized the first St. Jude Give Thanks Walk in 2010 and had a servant’s heart. At the 2012 Leadership Collierville graduation ceremony, Kim was presented with the renowned H. R. Houston award. It was both an honor and a privilege for Kim to earn this distinction.