Share |

Franklin Keithly, Jr.

mugshot

Franklin Lee “Frankie” Keithly, Jr., 55, Iola, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Windsor Place.
Frankie was born June 16, 1958, in Ulysses, the son of Franklin Lee and Doris (Bell) Keithly, Sr. He grew up in Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1976.
On June 18, 1976, Frankie married Debra Kay Turner in Iola, where they have always made their home. He worked as a truck driver for Consolidated Oil Well Service and was currently driving for Pacer Marketing, L.L.C. in Humboldt.
Frankie enjoyed reading, making model trucks, boating and being with family.
Survivors are his wife of almost 37 years, Debra Kay Keithly; two sons, Jeffrey Lee Keithly and wife, Karen, Iola, and Andrew Wayne Keithly, Iola; his mother, Doris Peters and husband, Pete, Iola; in-laws Wayne and Neva Turner, LaHarpe; brother, Craig Keithly, Iola; sister, Annette Crawford and husband, David, Bartlesville, Okla.; grandmother, Hellen Bell, Iola; and three grandchildren, Caiden, Korbin and Braylon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin Lee Keithly, Sr.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Waugh-Yokum and graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Colony Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society. Memorial gifts may be left with Waugh-Yokum and Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

OBITUARIES

Jerry Lindsay

thumb

Jerry Wayne Lindsay, 63, of Garnett, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Warren, Mich. He was born on July 25, 1952, in Garnett, the son of Emmett Eugene and Dixie Claire (Huggins) Lindsay. Jerry attended elementary school in Bush City, and later graduated from Garnett High... [More]

Patrica Litherland

thumb

Patrica Janette (Hobbs) Litherland, 70, Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Topeka.   Patrica was born on Dec. 3, 1945 in Chanute, the daughter of Boyd W. Hobbs and Dorothy L. Beck. She grew up in Toronto with her sister and cousins. Like most folks in... [More]

Sharon Saterfiel

thumb

Sharon Kay (White) Bagnall Saterfiel, 66, Colony, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Iola. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iola. Memorials are suggested to Allen County Hospice.   Feuerborn Family... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

A good time in the Badlands

thumb

Editor’s note: This is an account of the SAFE BASE trip last week to several national parks and monuments. Jennifer Tidd will be a sophomore at Iola High School and went on the trip as a student staff member. She is the younger sister of Register intern Jason Tidd.   June... [More]

Leadership training offered

thumb

“How does this feel different?” Brenda Salvati asked. “I feel like it kind of invades my space,” Chardel Hastings said. “I feel trapped.” “There’s nothing between us,” Salvati said. “We are removing all the stuff.... [More]

City’s water quenches competition

thumb

Iola’s tasty water once again stacks up well with other producers from across the continent. Iola water plant operators Lyndon Kern and James DePriest represented the community, which took second at the American Water Works Association “Best of the Best” contest... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Honeycutt represents hometown on the big stage

thumb

In less than a month, Josh Honey-cutt will have the chance of a lifetime. The 2007 Iola High School graduate will compete in the triple jump in Eugene, Ore., at the U.S. Olympic Trials with his sights set on earning a place on the U.S. Olympic Team bound for Rio de Janeiro,... [More]

Iola stars prepare for next step of their careers

thumb

Familiarity played a huge role in Iola High graduates Keanan Badders and Ashlie Shields’ decisions to continue their playing careers by staying local and play for Allen Community College.  Badders will join Clint Stoy’s baseball program, while Shields will be... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription