Margaret Nelle Keth

Scan0010-300x300[1]Margaret Nelle Keth, 86, of Mayport, died Tuesday morning, March 10, 2015 at her granddaughters residence in Rossiter. Born November 4, 1928 in Goheenville she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edith (Clever) Houser. She was married to William Lewis Keth and he preceded her in death on January 3, 1994.

Margaret was a nurse’s aide at Brookville Hospital. She also was a member of the Hawthorn Nazarene Church.

She is survived by two sons, Larry Keth and his wife (Karen Diane) of Punxsutawney (Rossiter), and Ricky Keth and his wife Shelley of Archdale, North Carolina, two daughters, Janet Bish of Hawthorn and Carol Leathem and husband Patrick of Brookville, eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, William Houser of Granite City, Illinois.

In addition to both her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son David William Keth, and a sister Mildred Shreckengost.

Friends will be received Friday, March 13, 2015, from 6 to 8 and Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10 to 11 at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the funeral home with Pastor Richard Vandervort officiating. Interment will be in the Vandervort Cemetery, in Summerville.

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