Nellie Raylene (Campbell) Keith, (known as Raylene by everyone) age 75, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Raylene was born July 7, 1947, to Nellie (Raines) Campbell and Ray Campbell. Raylene attended a little country school between Stockton, Mo and Fair Play, Mo known as Bear Creek. She worked at both the shirt factory and the shoe factory until it closed. At that time, she became a stay-at-home Mom and helped with watching her grandchildren. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and when she wasn’t watching them she would watch the birds for hours on end.
On September 14, 1964, Raylene married Calvin Keith, to this union were born one son, Calvin Laverne Keith, and three daughters, Dixie Stoner, Tammy Page and Jo Ann Keith.
Raylene was preceded in death by her father Ray Campbell and a sister Barbara Carson.
Raylene is survived by her children, Calvin, Dixie, and Jo Ann of El Dorado Springs and Tammy of Cherryvale Ks., Her sisters Elaine Pyle of El Dorado Springs; Kathaleen Cox of Adrian Mo; Hazelene Clayton of Apalachicola, Fl; Dorothy Alumbaugh of Waco Tx; half sister Donna Crow of Ellinwood Ks; and a half brother, Terry Hamby of Waco Texas. Her mother, Nellie (Campbell) Hamby. She had 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends and will be missed by all who knew her.