Emily Nicole Keel, of Altha, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2010, after an extended battle with cancer. She was 9 years old. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 5, at the Altha Church of God in Altha with Gailand Bay officiating. Interment will follow in Red Oak Cemetery near Altha with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of Marianna directing.The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, at Altha Church of God, 26000 NE Fuqua Circle In Altha. James and Sikes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com).Complete obituaries can be found in our print edition.