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Keith, Effie "Nanie" -

Effie "Nanie" Keith

Bolivar - Mrs. Effie “Nanie” Keith, age 96 of Bolivar, MO, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Parkview Healthcare Facility Bolivar, MO. She was born August 4, 1923, in Vera Cruz, MO, to Kelly and Lula (Cameron) Medlock. She was united in marriage to J. Paul Keith March 7, 1944, and to this union three daughters were born. She was saved at an early age in Vera Cruz, MO, and is a member of Goodson Missionary Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 76 years J. Paul Keith; a daughter Suzi Johnson; two granddaughters: Stephanie Freeland, and Jenni Johnson; three brothers: Felda and Tommy Medlock, and an infant brother; and sisters: Nellie Shelton, Dorothy Maybee, Roxie Medlock, and Melba Bolinger.
Effie is survived by two daughters: Jeannette (Bill) Freeman, and Charlotte (Joe) Freeland; a son in-law David Johnson; six grandchildren: Jennifer (George) Hammons, Krista Gray, Jeremy Hegle, J.R. (Stacy) Freeland, Kelly (Casey) Freeland, Cody (John) Murphy; Eleven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; one sister Ruby Matlock; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Pitts Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Bro.’s Jackie Brakebill and Mike McCurry officiating. Burial will follow at Payne Cemetery Polk, MO.
The family requests memorials to Payne cemetery. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.


Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-5211
http://greenlawnfuneralhome.com