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Mabel Keller

Monday, February 14, 2005

DEXTER - Mabel Geneva Keller, 85, died Feb. 12, 2005, at the St. Louis University Hospital.

Born March 24, 1919, in Florence, Ala., to the late David Johnson Phillips and Elizabeth Derenda House Phillips, she was affiliated with the Broadwater Church of the Brethren and was a homemaker.

On Nov. 16, 1940, at Caruthersville, she married Rex Keller who survives of their rural Dexter home.

Other survivors include: three sons, Rex Keller Jr. of Dexter, Don Keller of Manchester and Kenneth Keller of rural Dexter; one daughter, Shirley Triplett of Dexter; one brother, Clarence Phillips of Hayti; one sister, Pauline Evett of Hayti; and 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Marvin Phillips, Buford Phillips, Walter Phillips, Albert Phillips, Homer Phillips and James Phillips; and three sisters, Ida May Phillips, Nellie Dee Bridges and Ila Ruth Prater.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Fred Leist will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.