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Polk County Arkansas
Obituaries Beginning with K

KEETON, Ada J. Wanda

Surnames: Sawyer, Carter, Hungate, Gibbons, Howell, Jefferson, Branch, Wagers, Lee, Cox
Funeral services for Mrs. Ada J. Keeton was held Saturday, April 8, at 2:00 o’clock in the Northside Church of Christ with Rev. Joe Crawford officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of the Geyer Funeral Home. Casketbearers were: C.Y. Blakeny, Lloyd Wainscott, Wilburn Robbins, Fred Ping and Willard Lance. Mrs. Keeton was born June 3, 1878 at Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, and died April 5, 1967 at Mena. She was 88 years old. They came to Polk County in the early days and homesteaded a farm near Cove. They moved to Mena in 1942. She married John Keeton in 1897 at Old Dallas, and he preceeded her in death in 1954. Survivors include one son, Lorin Keeton of Texarkana; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Sawyer of St. Elmo, Ill., and Mrs. Maud Carter of Kansas City, Mo., one sister, Mrs. Ida Hungate of De Queen; also 17 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren, and 4 great-greatgrandchildren. Out of town relatives and firends attending were, Mr. And Mrs. Loyd Gibbons, Houston, Tex., Mr. And Mrs. Lorene Howell and son, Phillip, of Fort Wayne, Ind., Mr. And Mrs. Loren Jefferson of Marlin, Okla., Mr. And Mrs. Howard Carter of Kansas City, Mo., Mr. And Mrs. T.V. Carter of Kansas City, Mo., Mr. And Mrs. L.E. Sawyer of St. Elmo, Ill., Mr. And Mrs. Loren Keeton of Texarkana, Mr. And Mrs. C.J. Carter of Rogers, Ark., Mr. And Mrs. D.L. Branch of Texarkana, Mrs. Rose Wagers of Fort Scott, Kan., Mr. And Mrs. C.A. Carter of Plain Dealing, La., Ruby Lee Gore of Texankana, Texas, and MRs. Nell Cox and daughter, Pat of Wewoka, Okla.

Mena Star, 13 Apr 1967
Contributed by Wanda

Mrs. Dora Ann Keyes

Surnames: Peters, Ford, Tilley, Kelly, Mantooth, McDonough, Savage, Swaty, Ford

"Funeral service for Mrs Dora Ann Keyes of Mena who died Monday night, October 10, was held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Beasley-Wood Chapel with the Rev. Claud Hughes, pastor of the Dallas Avenue Baptist church officiating. Burial in Pine-Crest Memorial Park was directed by the funeral home. The pall bearers were Jim Gately, Clinton McBee, Floyd Cunningham, Marvin Craig, Bill Martin Jr. and Harris Wimberly. Mrs Keyes was born April 6, 1878 in Polk County. She was married to Carlos Keyes, January 4, 1896, in Mena. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs Hazel Peters, San Diego, Calif., Mrs Kelsie Ford, Mena; Mrs Edith Tilley, Phoenix, Arizona., a son James Keyes, Mena, 12 grandchildren, and 22 great-grand-children. Those from out of town, other then the immediate family, who attended the funeral of Mrs Carlos Keyes last Saturday were Mrs Margaret Mooney and children,and Mr and Mrs Bill Kelly (Tilley) of Phoenix, Arizona., Mrs Mary McDonough and children of Merced, Calif., Mrs Ann Swaty of Houston, Tex., Clarence Mantooth, Tulsa, Okla., and Harlan Mantooth, and Mrs Jewel Savage of Okmulgee, Okla., and Mr and Mrs Gail Ford of Little Rock."

Submitted by June Gill - Name & Date of paper not stated

KINDLER, Caroline Louise Giehler
Funeral service for Mrs. Caroline Louise Kindler, wife of Ernest Kindler, who died Wednesday at her home at Hatton, 20 miles south of here, was held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Hatton community church with the Rev. Fred Atterbury officiating. Burial took place at the Witherspoon cemetery near Cove with the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home direction. The pallbearers were George Presley, B. Lally, B.E. Schiller, Lawrence Edmond, Charles Pardue and J.W. Harkey. Mrs. Kindler was a native of Germany and was born Septermber 25, 1868. She had been a resident of the Hatton community for the past 31 years. She was a member of the Lutheran church. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Bismarck and Mrs. Elsie Quigley of Hatton; a son, Paul Kindler of Kansas City, Mo; nineteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The Mena Star - 1941
Contributed by Jeanette Bismark

Funeral service for Ernest Kindler, retired forester who died Thursday at his home at Hatton was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Hatton community church with the Rev. Fred Atteberry officiating. Burial at the Witherspoon cemetery was directed by the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. The pallbearers were John Harkey, C. Wren, B.E. Schiller, Luther House, George Presley and George Lewis.
Mr. Kindler was a native of Germany and was born August 13, 1860. He came to the United States in 1884 and had been a resident of the Hatton community for the past 31 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Kindler.

probably from The Mena Star 1942
Contributed by Jeanette Bismark

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