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Alice Dean (Reed) Keating

File: 580

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, July 14, 1926

Date of Death:

Wednesday, July 5, 2017


Marble Hill, MO

Alice Dean (Reed) Keating

Alice Dean Reed Keating, 90, of Marble Hill, Mo., unexpectedly passed away July 5, 2017, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born on July 14, 1926, in Whitewater, Mo., she was the daughter of Earl Edmund and Ruth Minnie Nunning.

She married Edward Keating, who passed away in 2004. She retired as a teacher after many years working in California. She earned a Masters Degree from George Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and a PhD from Claremont University in California.  Her early teaching experience was in the country schools of the Drum and Kewanee communities in Missouri. She attended both St. John Catholic Church and the Marble Hill United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a nephew, Keith Reed of Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada; a niece, Dona Juranek of Brentwood, Mo., and many friends.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Michael Hargraves will officiate. A visitation will be held following the graveside service at Marble Hill United Methodist Church. Hutchings Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.