White County Obituaries

Rollin S. Kiefer

     Rollin S. Kiefer, 71 of Carmi, died Friday afternoon March 17, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.  He was born January 18, 1929 in Appleton City, MO the son of Earnie S. and Hester (Peters) Kiefer.  He was married to Betty Adams and she survives.

     Also surviving is his mother Hester of Grayville; one daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie & Doyle Duvall of Lockport; five grandchildren, and one brother and sister-in-law, Earnie D. and Mabel Kiefer of Grayville.

     Services will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday March 19, 2000 in the chapel at White County Memorial Garden, with Rev. Mike Buckman officiating.  The Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donna L. Key

     Donna L. Key, 44 of Enfield, died Saturday afternoon April 8, 2000 at Welborn Hospital in Evansville.  She was born December 3, 1955 in Forestville, NY the daughter of John L. and Barbara Palmer.  She married Clarence R. Key on December 17, 1976 in Donkirk, NY and he survives.

      also surviving are two daughters and son-in-law, Polly Palmer of Enfield, and Rebecca and Steve Vaughan of Geff; three grandchildren, Taylor Vaughan and Christopher and Gabrielle Palmer; one brother, John L. Palmer of Forestville, NY and one sister, Linda Ivett of South Dayton, NY.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

     Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday April 11, 2000 at Little Zion Cemetery near Mill Shoals.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday April 10, 2000 at the Elledge Funeral Home in Enfield.

Hester A. Kiefer

Hester A. Kiefer, 91 of Carmi, died Monday evening September 25, 2000 at the Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. She was born February 10, 1909 in Calhoun, MO, the daughter of Agusta and Mary Evelyn (DeWitt) Peters. She married Earnie S. Kiefer on February 10, 1928 in Kiefer, OK, and he preceded her in death on December 24, 1984.

Mrs. Kiefer had worked for the Illinois Department of Public Aid. She was a past noble grand of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carmi.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Earnie D. and Mabel Kiefer of Grayville; three grandchildren, David Kiefer of Albion, Tim Kiefer of Grayville, and Sherrie Duvall of Lockport; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one son, Rollin S. Kiefer, two brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday September 28, 2000 in the chapel at White County Memorial Garden with Rev. Rex Pilcher officiating. The Kittinger-Fair Funeral Home in Carmi is in charge of arrangements.

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