News and Tribune

February 10, 2013

Olie Herbert Keith, 81; of Otisco

— Funeral services for Olie Herbert Keith, 81, of Otisco, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. He died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.

He was born July 1, 1931, in Tennessee to Owen and Noni Lee Bohannon Keith. He was a retired employee of Standard Carton in Louisville and a member of Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville.

Survivors include his sons, Ronnie Keith and his wife, Clarissa, of Otisco, and Joseph P. Keith, of Marengo; daughters, Betty J. Lee and her husband, Anthony, of Charlestown and Debbie Sarles and her husband, Scott, of Evansville; 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Violet Jean Stayton Keith; and two brothers, James and Loren Keith.

Visitation at the funeral home will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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