Rex Keller, Sr., son of the late Marion Keller and Mary Francis Tilmon Keller was born on Jan. 29, 1919 in Dardanelle, Ark., and died at the Cypress Point Health Care Facility in Dexter on April 15, 2007, at the age of 88.
Mr. Keller was a retired farmer and a resident of rural Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Mabel Geneva Phillips on Nov. 16, 1940. at Caruthersville. Mrs. Keller preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2005.
Survivors include three sons, Rex Keller Jr. of Dexter, Don Keller of Jackson, and Kenneth Keller of rural Dexter; by one daughter, Shirley Triplett of Dexter; by eleven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Keller, Ray Keller, Roy Keller and his twin brother Reese Keller; by three sisters, May Keller, Laura Keller Callan and Hazel Keller.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8p.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2007.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2007, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Pastor Roy Sherfield officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Stoddard County Children's Home.