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August 2, 1939 August 13, 2018
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Mrs. Joyce Nadine Keithley, born Murphy, arrived in her Heavenly resting place on August 13th, 2018. She was preceded in death by four brothers, nine sisters, son-in-law Bob White, daughter-in-law Linda Keithley, and three grandchildren Travis Keithley, Dustin Roberts, and Ashlynn Middleton. She is survived by her husband, Charles Keithley, one brother, two sisters, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Born on August 2nd 1939, she met her husband, Charles Lewis Keithley, at the Circle Drive-In movie theater in Aurora, Missouri in April of 1957. They were married on December 19th, 1957.

They were blessed with five children, Rick (three children), Ronnie (nine children), Deborah (two children), Joyce Annette (spouse, Wade Martin, two children), and Emmon Ruby (spouse, Mark Middleton, three children). Collectively, they have 19 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. They celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary by renewing their vows at Jamesville Missionary Baptist Church in Jamesville, Missouri. Both Charles and Joyce were very proud of their Church and their Church family.

Visitation Services will be held Friday August 17th, 2018 between the hours of 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral will be held the following day at 10: 30 a.m., both in Meadors Funeral Home in Clever, Missouri. Interment will follow in Union Ridge Cemetery, south of Clever.

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