Arthur Keys

Sunday, March 15, 2009

PERKINS, Mo. -- Arthur "Art" Keys of Perkins died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Delta, son of Oscar and Stella Chapman Keys. He and Pamela Blue were married Jan. 8, 1996. She survives.

Keys was a retired, self-employed truck driver.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jack Keys of Bloomfield, Mo., Darrell Keys of Randles; two daughters, Shelia Moss, Donna Donner, both of Fruitland; two brothers, Willard Keys, Lonnie Phelps, both of Randles; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a sister and a granddaughter.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Jack Owens officiating. Burial will be in Kenyon Cemetery in Delta.