May 23, 1931 - August 14, 2017
Funeral services for Mrs. Rena Sledge Keeling, 86, of Rusk County will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Dr. Mark Williamson and Rev. Doc Crow officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Mrs. Keeling passed away August 14, 2017, in Tyler. She was born May 23, 1931, in Rusk County to the late Robert William and Roxie Nix Sledge. She raised her family in Houston and retired to Rusk County, near Brachfield, in the middle part of the 1980s. Mrs. Keeling was a homemaker who loved to cook. Her family was most important to her and taking care of her family was a great joy in her life. She also enjoyed spending time growing pansies and roses in her flowerbeds. Mrs. Keeling was a member of Minden Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: husband, Maurice Keeling; brothers and sisters, Fred Sledge, Kathleen Townlin, Ernest Sledge, Norma Terry, and John Robert Sledge. Survivors include: daughter, Sherry Calfee of Whitehouse; son, Larry Keeling and wife Phylis of Cypress; brother, Carl Wayne Sledge and wife Mary Jo of Henderson; grandchildren, Amy Dunn and husband Chris, Heather Guill and husband Lynn, Holly Thompson and husband Shannon, Courtney Britten and husband Matthew; great-grandchildren, Jake Guill, Daniel Bowman, Colton Guill, Emma Guill, Mitchell Thompson, Harper Britten; and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Lynn Guill, Shannon Thompson, Matthew Britten, Chris Dunn, Colton Guill, Daniel Bowman, and Mitchell Thompson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Cemetery Association at 11336 FM 840 E., Mt. Enterprise, TX 75681 Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
Funeral services for Mrs. Rena Sledge Keeling, 86, of Rusk County will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Dr. Mark Williamson and Rev. Doc Crow officiating. Interment will follow... View Obituary & Service Information
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