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Mildred Jean (Withers) Keith, 90, Raytown, MO passed away February 10, 2012. Visitation will be held 11-1 PM, Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Missouri Funeral Care, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO. Funeral services will follow at 1PM at the funeral home. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, MO. She was born March 29, 1921. Mildred resided in Ruskin Heights for over 50 years until she moved to Bowen Apartments in 2009, where she resided until October 2011. She fell in October 2011 and moved to Hidden Lake Care Center. Mildred accepted Christ and was baptized as a child. She loved her family and loved celebrating special occasions with all of them. Mildred was a very devoted Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother. She celebrated her 90th birthday last year with a party and open house with her family and friends. Mildred took the last known picture of Patsy Cline on March 3, 1963 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City. That photo now resides in the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. She was a proud member of the Always Patsy Cline Fan Organization. Mildred and her friend Carl attended Patsy’s birthday celebration each year in Winchester, VA with Patsy’s husband, Charlie Dick, and many others in the Fan Club. She was a dedicated “die-hard” country music fan. Mildred even attended two local country shows on the weekend before her death, with her beloved friend, Carl. Mildred was very well known in country music circles. She had many famous friends among the country music world, and was well loved by many country stars! Mildred was preceded in death by; parents, Murrah & Bertha Norton Withers, husband, Donald V. Keith in 1987; infant son, Gary Lee Keith in 1954; daughter, Dianna Kay Williams in 1966; grandson, Bobby Williams in 1966; and great grandson, Ethan Myers in 2009. Survivors include; sons & daughters in law, Don & Georgetta Keith, Raytown, MO, Rex & Barbara Keith, Kansas City, MO, Mark & Cindy Keith, Grandview, MO, Jeff & Gail Keith, Centerview, MO; grandchildren & their spouses, Sheila (Bruce) Nickerson, Claycomo, MO, Dawnie (Randy) Mahurin, Fairland, OK, Jeana (Marion) Ulshafer, Kansas City, MO, Amy (Milton) Siegenthaler, Harrisonville, MO, Glynda (fiancé, Lee Dobnikar) Milburn, Lee’s Summit, MO, Alan (fiancé, Lois Grimshaw) Keith, Grandview, MO, Beth (Shane) Smalley, Grandview, MO, Stephanie (Steve) Self, Independence, MO, Stephen (Emily) Keith, Raytown, MO, David Keith, Centerview, MO; great grandchildren & spouses, Veronica Bennett, Jessica Bennett, Matt (Coeta) Simmons, Carley Mahurin, Dustin (Emily) Milburn, Keith Milburn, Angie Ulshafer, Holly Self, Taylor Self, Abby Smalley, Garrett Siegenthaler, Bekah Siegenthaler; and Carl Curtis, North Kansas City, MO a beloved friend and traveling companion of many years. (arr. Missouri Funeral Care, 816-353-1700)