Arthur Farris Keith

April 17, 1936January 17, 2019

Funeral services for Arthur Farris Keith, age 82, of Marshall, will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. John Richardson will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Arthur served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, 11th Airborne Division. His hobbies include boating, fishing, and boxing. He is preceded in death by his father, Hoyt Arthur Keith; mother, Berneta Mary McGill; and sister, Marry Ann Starnes. Arthur is survived by his long-time companion, Monette Johnson; son, Kirby (Elizabeth) Keith; daughter, Kimberly Mercier; grandchildren, Sophie, Sylvie, Liam, and Kennedy; siblings, Joyce Richardson, Lettye Thomas, Rick Keith, and Rusty Keith; and host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Paul Keith, Eric Keith, Brandon Keith , Jeremy Glasgow, John Borella, and Van Vallentine . Memorials may be made to the Veterans Administration and American Legion.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 24, 2019

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