Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
Rose E. Keith, 93, 231 S. Main St., St. Marys, died at 4:39 p.m. June 3, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born April 9, 1919, in Lily, Ky., to George and Mary Hoskins Thompson. In 1953 she married Elmer Keith, who died April 9, 1978.
Surviving are three daughters, Irene (Ernie) Tuttle, Middletown, Cheryl (David) Simms, St. Marys, and Vivian June Keith, St. Marys; a step-daughter, Marie Douglass, Toledo; a step-son, William Keith, Toledo; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Chaney, St. Marys; and two sisters-in-law, Alice Thompson, Findlay, and Lizzy Thompson, Corbin, Ky.
Deceased are infant twin sons, Ronny and Donny Thompson; two step-daughters, Verla Geller and Donna Miller; a step-son, Wayne Keith; a granddaughter; three sisters, Minnie Thompson, Maudie Caldwell and Dora Markley; and six brothers, Willie, Herb, Dan, Clyde, Charles and Cliff Thompson.
She was a homemaker and had been employed by the Auglaize County Council on Aging.
Funeral rites are noon Wednesday at Miller Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Ronnie Bruce officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.