Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 22, 2013

Dwight Keele


MT. VERNON, Ind. — —

Dwight W. Keele, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., died Friday at Deaconess Hospice in Evansville. He was born Jan. 29, 1934, at Harmony, Ill., son of Leuty and Ruth (Sumner) Keele. He married Marilyn Lane on March 18, 1956, in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Dwight taught school in Champaign for 22 years before working for Marathon Oil in Mt. Vernon, Ind., for 25 years. Dwight's family had been long time members of Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; a son, Jason (Laura) Keele of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Sue Ellen (Danny) Taylor of Clarksville, Tenn., and Terry Capel of Hilton Heard, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Katrina Vance, Travis Taylor, Nolan and Caleb Keele, Kaelob and J.C. Capel and Nicole Hutchcraft; and two great-grandchildren, Colton and Mason Vance.

Services were held 7 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, Ind., with visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. July 22.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 27, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

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