NAMPA - Funeral services for Leighton Ira Keith,
59, 1221 Sweetwood Circle, Nampa,
who died Friday at a
hospital following a brief illness, will be conducted at 2
p.m. Tuesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
Bishop Arlen H. Benjamin of the Nampa Fourth Ward, Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will officiate.
Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial
Keith was born May 18, 1916, at Cambridge, Vt., and was
reared and attended schools near
He served with the
U.S. Army during World War II and came to
following his discharge from service.
He married Barbara
Smart at Nampa
June 19, 1944, and they have resided here since.
He was a section
foreman for the Union Pacific Railroad.
was a member of the Nampa Fourth Ward, Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Keith, Nampa;
two sons, Lester R. Keith and David L. Keith, both of Nampa;
one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Donna) Whitmore, Nampa; three
sisters, Mrs. Lois Stewart, Morrisville, Vt., Mrs. Shirely
Marshall, Waterbury, Vt., and Mrs. Marie Newland, Caldwell;
and six grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two