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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Rex Keller Sr.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

DEXTER - Rex Keller Sr., 88, died April 15, 2007, at the Cypress Point Health Care Facility in Dexter.

Born Jan. 29, 1919, in Dardanelle, Ark., son of the late Marion and Mary Francis Tilmon Keller, he was a retired farmer.

On Nov. 16, 1940, at Caruthersville, he married Mabel Geneva Phillips who preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2005.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Keller, Ray Keller, Roy Keller and his twin brother Reese Keller; and three sisters, May Keller, Laura Keller Callan and Hazel Keller.

Survivors include: three sons, Rex Keller Jr. of Dexter, Don Keller of Jackson and Kenneth Keller of rural Dexter; one daughter, Shirley Triplett of Dexter; and 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Roy Sherfield will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.