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

Blanche Boman

thumb

  Blanche N. Boman, 85, Las Cruces, N.M., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Blanche was born July 28, 1929, in Moran, to Archie E. Sr. and Ocie E. Dickenson Boman.  Blanche attended business school in Topeka, and in 1960... [More]

David Cannon

thumb

  David A. Cannon, 60, Parsons, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Labette Health. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Cannon, of the home. Following cremation, family visitation will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral... [More]

Stanley Miller

thumb

  Stanley A. Miller, 66, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Grove, Okla.  Stanley was born on June 27, 1948 in Iola, to father Samuel A. Miller and mother Freda Del Miller. Stanley was preceded in death by his father in 1985 and mother in 2000, and a twin brother,... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Lack of funds will force ACARF to close

thumb

Photo after photo of abandoned animals appear on a computer screen in the front office of the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility. Robyn Porter, vice president of the shelter’s board of directors, wipes away tears as she clicks on each photo and explains an animal’s... [More]

Mom changes ways for son

thumb

There was a time when illicit drugs were a daily preoccupation for Katrina Beatty. Now, her six-month-old son Cyrus Ryver is the apple of her eye day and night — and, Beatty likes to crow, she has been free of drugs for 11 months. “In two weeks I’m going... [More]

Neighboring parents weigh in on school bond issue

thumb

With local voters headed to the polls Nov. 4 to determine whether to build new elementary and high schools here, the Register has been asked on occasion to find out how parents regard new schools in Garnett and Chanute. So we did. Garnett Elementary School opened its doors... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Mustangs gallop to first district win of season

thumb

GARNETT — After a convincing 42-13 win over Anderson County, Iola High’s football team is one week away from possibly making it to the Class 4A Division-II State Football Playoffs for the first time since 2008. “What I really liked that we did the... [More]

Iola volleyball looks for revenge

thumb

(Note: I had written that Iola won a three-set match against Anderson County in Thursday’s paper. Iola lost the match. Sorry, for the inconvenience. -Spencer Michelson) Iola High’s volleyball team will be looking for the sweetest kind of revenge against... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription