James Lee Keathley

From The Log Cabin Democrat, Tues., 05 Mar 1968,


Funeral for James Lee Keathley, 77, of Conway, who died Monday, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at McNutt Chapel. The Rev. William West will officiate and burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Marvin Kelly, Leon Kelly, Raymond White, Charles DeBoard, Phillip Worm, and Earl Douglass.

Mr. Keathley suffered an apparent heart attack while sitting in the lobby of the First National Bank, and he was pronounced dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital.

He was born at Mount Vernon, April 20, 1890. He was a retired electrical worker and a member of Second Baptist Church. Survivors are two sons, Thomas H. Keathley of North Little Rock and Vancel Keathley of Conway; two daughters, Mrs. Lou Nell DeBoard of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Bessie Mobbs of Benton; three brothers, Jesse Keathley of Paris, Ark.; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Garland of Bakersfield and Mrs. Cy Flowers of Mount Vernon; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Contributed by Charlie Royall 2002

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