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Obituaries
Annie Lee Keller, George Alvin Keller, William Harvey Keller,
Rebecca Ethel Jackson Keller, Addie L. Bates Keller Coffin,
Eva Mae Bowers Keller, Leo V. Keller, Luther V. Keller

from Ruth Walsh
Dallas Morning News, January 30, 1963
KELLER
Mrs. Annie Lee, 6963 Twin Hills, Survived by husband, George A. Keller; son,
M.H. Keller, both of Dallas; daughter, Mrs. Julia Shawver, Carrollton;
sisters, Mrs. Birdie Williamson, Mrs. Beulah Chaffin, both of Dallas;
brother William R. Lawrence, Carrollton; six grandchildren, seven
great-grandchildren.  Arrangements pending.  GLENN BATCHLER with
WEILAND-MERRITT, 2909 Live Oak, TA 3-8141.
(Annie Lee Groves Keller was the daughter-in-law of George W. Keller and
Julia Ann Sturdivant.  George W. Keller is buried in Lindsey Cemetery at
Randolph, Fannin Co., TX.)


Dallas Morning News, June 5, 1970
KELLER, George Alvin, 414 Freddie.  Survived by son, Malcolm H. Keller;
foster son, R.E. Sayre; daughter, Mrs. Julie Helen Shawyer; seven
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister.  Chapel services 2 p.m.
Saturday, Minister John D. Blackstone officiating.  Interment Mills
Cemetery.
(George Alvin Keller was the son of George W. Keller and Julia Ann
Sturdivant and the grandson of James Riley Sturdivant and Martha Ann Divers
Sturdivant Mills.)


Denison Herald, Thursday, Oct. 19, 1950
WILLIAM H. KELLER RITES HELD TODAY
   Funeral services for William Harvey Keller, 73, resident of route 3,
Highway 75-A, who died in a local hospital Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. were to be
conducted today at 3 p.m. at Bratcher-Moore chapel.  Paul Wallace, minister
of the Church of Christ, officiated, and burial was in Fairview Cemetery.
Keller had been ill three weeks and in the hospital for two weeks.
   Keller, who had made his home here for six years, was born in Dallas
County, May 23, 1877, and was married in Denison to Mrs. Lizzie Hunt, June
22, 1945.  He was a farmer and a member of the Central Christian Church.
   Surviving are his wife; seven sons, Earl, Elzie, and Elroy Keller of
Garland, Leo and Delbert Keller of Howe, Billy Ray Keller of Dallas and
Robert Lee Keller with the armed forces; five daughters, Mrs. W. T. Judkins
of Denison.  Mrs. Douglas Ayres - nee Opal Irene Keller, Sherman, Mrs. Less
Turley - nee Panzie Virginia Keller, Garland, and Mrs. Bill Waits - nee
Aline (Alleen) Marie Keller of Houston; 22 grand-children and seven
great-grandchildren.

  KELLER RITES HELD - Funeral services for William Harvey Keller, a farmer,
who resided on Route 3, were conducted yesterday at 3 p.m. at Bratcher-Moore
chapel by Paul Wallace, minister of the Church of Christ.  Burial was in
Fairview Cemetery.   Pallbearers were Abe Green, W. T. Judkins, Earl Keller,
Jr., R. L. Keller, Harold Keller and Les Turley.
OBITUARY:  Sherman Democrat, Oct. 19, 1950, p. 2
W. H. KELLER - Denison - Funeral services for William Harvey Keller, 73,
resident of Route 3, Highway 75-A, who died in a local hospital Wednesday at
3:15 p.m. were conducted today at 3 p.m. at Bratcher-Moore chapel.  Paul
Wallace, minister of the Church of Christ, officiated and burial was in
Fairview cemetery.
  (William Harvey Keller was the son of George W. Keller and Julia Ann
Sturdivant.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Myra Clark Hart
Keller, his second wife, Rebecca Ethel Jackson, a son, Onie Cleo (Harry)
Keller, a daughter Odessa Marie Keller, and two sets of twins - one of whom
was named Vita Mae Keller)
Denison Herald, Friday, October 20, 1950

SHERMAN DEMOCRAT, JANUARY 20, 1933, P. 10
MRS. W. H. KELLER
   HOWE- Mrs. W. H. Keller (nee Rebecca Ethel Jackson), 39 years old,
Colbert, Okla., died Tuesday night following an operation for appendicitis
at the Durant hospital.  She had been ill for about one month.  Mr. and Mrs.
Keller were former residents of Howe.
   Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Christian church
at Van Alstyne conducted by the Rev. Fike pastor of the Christian church of
Colbert.  Fox Undertaking company at Van Alstyne had charge of arrangements.
   Surviving the husband, W.H. Keller, and three children, Aline, Robert,
and Billy Ray.  The following stepchildren also survive:  Earl Keller,
Farmersville; and Elro Keller, Colbert, Okla; Harry Keller, Forney; Leo
Keller, Mrs. W. T. Judkins, Mrs. Alzie Douglas, Mrs. Abe Green, Mrs. Less
Turley and Delbert, Howe.



Herald Democrat, February 26, 1998
ADDIE L. COFFIN
   Denison - Services for Addie Coffin, 89-year-old Denison resident, will
be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 27, 1998, in Johnson-Moore Chapel.  She
died Wednesday, February 25, 1998, at Care Inn of Denison.
   The Rev. Greg Smith will officiate with burial in Fairview Cemetery.
   Mrs. Coffin was born on January 12, 1909, in Ellis County, Texas, the
daughter of Luther and Belle Johnson Bates.
   She married Leo Keller on Aug. 3, 1909, in Grayson County, Texas, who
died in 1970, in Denison.  He preceded her in death in 1977. Mrs. Coffin was
a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  She worked at her husband's garage
business in Howe, and also worked for the Denison Cotton Mill.
   Pallbearers will be Calvin Jacobs, David Keller, Larry Cassetty, Dennis
Judkins, J.D. Coffin and E.L. Keller.
   Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Lena and George Cassetty of
Vega, Texas; grandchildren, Calvin Jacobs, Larry Cassetty, Pat Green, Tony
Cassetty, David Keller, Kathryn  Blair, Carol Barclay and Sara Beltran; nine
great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Sue Keller of Denison, Texas;
brothers-in-law, Allan Coffin of Fort Worth, Texas and E.S. Keller of Tom
Bean, Texas; and sisters-in-law, Nellie DeJuan of Ridgecrest, Calif., Bertie
Jackson and Mertie Robertson, both of Denison, Texas.
   Mrs. Coffin was preceded in death by her son, Luther V. Keller.
   The family will be at Johnson Moore Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m.
Thursday.
   (Addie Bates Keller Coffee's 2nd husband was Lemley O. Coffin.)


Greenville Harold Banner, July 22, 1983
KELLER
   Eva Mae Keller (nee Eva Mae Bowers), 74, of 3500 Park St. died Wednesday
at 5:20 a.m. at her residence.
   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Coker-Mathews
Chapel with Delton Alexander officiating.  Burial will be at Weiland
Cemetery with Mike Keller, Glen Keller, James Keller, Jim Mizel, Neal
Rushing, James Rushing and Johnnie Murray serving as pallbearers.
   Mrs. Keller was born at Bells on July 6, 1909, the daughter of Lou and
Delia Kemp Bowers.  She married Elzie Lowell Keller in Hearts Chapel at
Sherman on Aug. 18, 1925.  She was a member of the Church of Christ.
   Surviving are two sons, Harold Keller, Irving, and E.L. Keller, Anna; two
daughters, Bettie Lou Mauldin and Trevia J. Rushing, both of Greenville; 11
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her husband on March 26, 1971, and an infant
daughter, Geraldine Keller, on Dec. 15, 1930.
   Arrangements are being handled by Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.


DEATH NOTICE: Denison Herald, March 26 1970 -
L.V. KELLER FUNERAL
   Funeral arrangements for Leo V. Keller, 66, of 418 West Monterey, who
died early today at a local hospital are pending at Dannel Funeral Home.
   Keller was a resident of Howe until he moved to Denison in 1962.  He was
born Feb. 13, 1904 in Greenville and married Miss Addie Bates in 1924.
Keller was a retired service station and garage owner.
OBITUARY: Denison Herald, March 27, 1970 LEO V. KELLER
   Funeral for Leo V. Keller, 66, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Dannel
chapel.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.  Rev. Olden Cook of the Travis
Street Church of Christ will officiate.  Keller lived at 418 West Monterey.
   Survivors are his wife; a son, Luther V. of Metairie, La; a daughter,
Mrs. Lena Bell Cassetty, Vega; two brothers, Elro S. of Garland and Elzie of
Greenville; two half-brothers, Robert Lee and Billy Ray both of Houston;
four sisters, Mrs. Myra Hedrick, and Mrs. Doug Ayres, Sherman, Mrs. Pansy
Turley, Garland, Mrs. W.T. Judkins, Pampa; a half-sister, Mrs. Aline Faits
(sic - should read Aline Waits), Las Vegas, Nev; and eight grandchildren.
   The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7:30 to 9 o'clock.
OBITUARY:  Sherman Democrat, March 27, 1970
LEO V. KELLER
   Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Dannel Funeral Chapel for Leo
V. Keller, 66 of Denison ,who died unexpectedly early Thursday in a Denison
hospital;.  Olden Cook, minister of the Travis St. Church of Christ, will
officiate and burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Denison under the
direction of Dannel and son Funeral Home.
   Pallbearers will be Clark Bowden, Overton Jay, J.P. Gee, Truett Holloway,
Peter Spradlin, and Billy Ray Judkins.
   The family will be at the funeral home Friday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and at
other times will be at the residence, 418 W. Monterrey, Denison.


Denison Herald December 21, 1989
LUTHER V. KELLER
   DENISON - Funeral for Luther V. Keller, 64, of Rt. 2, who died Wednesday
at his home will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Johnson-Moore Funeral Chapel. The
Rev. Keith Boone will officiate.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
   Keller was born June 29, 1925, at Howe, son of Leo and Addie Bates
Keller.  He was a graduate of Howe High School and attended Baylor
University for two years.  He married Sue Henderson, Dec. 26, 1949, at Honey
Grove.  He was retired from VA Administration supply office with 35 years
service.  He was a World War II Navy Veteran and a member of Howe Masonic
Lodge, Elk's Lodge and the American Legion.
   Survivors include his wife, his mother, Addie Coffin of Denison, a son,
David V. of Denison, three daughters, Kathryn Blair of Livingston, Mont.,
Carol Barclay of Plattesburg, N.Y. and Sara Keller of Austin, a sister, Lena
Cassetty of Vega; four grandchildren.
   The family will be at the funeral home from 7 until 8 p.m. tonight.
Sherman Democrat, p. A-1, December 22, 1989 -
LUTHER V. KELLER
   Denison - Services for Luther V. Keller, 64, of Route 2, Denison, will be
held at 2 p.m. today in Johnson-Moore Funeral Home Chapel.  He died
Wednesday at his home.  // the Rev. Keith Boone will officiate and burial
will be in Fairview Cemetery.
   Mr. Keller was born in Howe, the son of Leo V. and Addie Bates Keller,
and attended Howe schools and Baylor University.  On Dec. 28, 1949, he
married Sue Henderson in Honey Grove.
   He was a World War II veteran, and retired from the Veterans
Administration supply office after 35 years of service.  He was a member of
the Howe Masonic Lodge, American Legion, Elks Lodge and Moose Lodge.
   Surviving are his wife; son, David V. Keller of Denison; daughters,
Kathryn Blair of Livingston, Mont., Carol Barclay of Plattsburgh, N.Y. and
Sara Keller of Austin; mother, Addie Coffin of Denison; sister, Lena
Cassetty of Vega; and four grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be William J. Petty, Jack Spears, Richard Hopson,
Charles Oelker, C.W. Schnitker and Jim O'Bryan.
   (Leo Vernon Keller was the son of William Harvey Keller and Myra Clark
Hart and the grandson of George W. Keller and Julia Ann Easton Sturdivant.)

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