Edith Maureen Keith, 79, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late J.A. and Florence Smith Manis and was a longtime Leachville area resident. She was retired from Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leachville.
She is survived by a son, Reggie Keith, of Leachville; five sisters, Martha Hawkins and Ruby Jackson, both of Leachville, Jamie Johnson of Leesburg, Fla., Iva Goodman of Houston, Texas, and Evelyn McKelvey of Olathe, Kansas; two grandchildren, Angela Keith Herndon and Crissy Keith, and two great-grandchildren, Stewart Herndon and Autumn Herndon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Keith.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Doug Applegate officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Randy Jackson, Kenny Jackson, Cole Hawkins, Randall Jackson, Justin Hawkins and James Keith.
Arrangements were under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.