Lawanda Keeling

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

DEXTER - Lawanda Keeling, 62, died April 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Oct. 6, 1941, at Peach Orchard, daughter of the late Elmer and Elsie Wilcoxson Wilson, she was a former employee of the International Hat Factory in Dexter.

Survivors include: three daughters, Kimberly Hoskins of Morehouse and Tonya Anthony and Melissa Keeling of Dexter; four brothers, Bobby Wilson and Larry Wilson of Sikeston and Rayburn Wilson and Charles Wilson of Morehouse; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter at birth, Makalaha Keeling; and one sister, Shirley Bierman.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Larry Davis will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.