Lena Keller

Saturday, November 1, 2003

ANNA, Ill. -- Lena Murial Keller, 88, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center.

She was born June 3, 1915, in Anna, daughter of John Amry and Alzada Keller Corbitt. She and Mark Keller were married June 24, 1933. He died Aug. 4, 1986.

Keller made parts for military planes in Evansville, Ind., during World War II. She had also worked at Holsum Bread, Bunny Bread, Brown Shoe Co., Spiers, Kroger and Recters, all in Anna. She was a member of First Baptist Church, had been a Sunday school teacher and worked with youths of the church.

Survivors include seven nieces, Martha Webb, Beth Schlenker, Jane Rayburn, Julia Theil, Rebecca Landis, Gretchen Robinson and Alzada Portillos; and three nephews, Bill Rayburn, Dr. John Nathan, and Bill Corbitt.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tim Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.