KEESLING, Lella F. (Richey)

Date of birth:  20 March 1905 – Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 28 August 2002 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, August 30, 2002


Lella F. Keesling

Lella F. Keesling, 97, died Wednes­day, Aug. 28, 2002, at her residence in Franklin.

She was born March 20, 1905, in Clark Township. Her parents were Vir­gil and Mary Margaret (Jenner) Richey. She married Homer C. Keesling on March 20, 1932. He survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Lynda K. Corn of Whiteland; and two grand­children; C. Todd and Shane Corn, both of Whiteland; and three great-grand­children. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harry J. Richey.

She was a 1923 graduate of Clark High School.

She and her husband owned Kees­ling’s Electric Sales & Service in Franklin from 1932 to 1972.

She was a member of Tabernacle Christian Church, Hilltop Evening Group, Fifty-Fives and Franklin Busi­ness Women.

The Rev. Jim Ellerbrook will conduct a service at 7 tonight at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time tonight at the funeral home. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tabernacle Christian Church, 198 N. Water St., Franklin, IN 46131.

Submitted by Mark Wirey