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Fay H. Keef

Mrs. Fay H. Keef, 84, 4306 Rose Lane, died at 2:45 a.m. June 8, 1987, at 
Crossroads Community Hospital.

Mrs. Keef owned and operated The Beauty Nook for 25 years. She was 
also a licensed practical nurse.

Mrs. Keef was born Jan. 31, 1903, in Illinois, a daughter of John E. and Clara 
(Dorris) Yearwood. She married D. A. Borah. He preceded her in death in 1959. 
She then married Henry Keef. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1969.

Private funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Johnston Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon and John Allen will officiate. Burial will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Keef is survived by one son, Don Yearwood; four grandchildren; one brother 
Walter Yearwood of Mt. Vernon; and four sisters, Mary Harmon of Roxana, Mrs. 
Lester (Dorothy) Isaacs of Wood River, Edith Gilbert of Panama City, Fla., and Mrs. 
Dean (Betty) Newell of Mt. Vernon.

Mrs. Keef was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and two brothers John and 
Charles "Bud" Yearwood.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps 

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