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Marjorie Howell Funderburk McKeithen
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1919, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 2004
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA

FORMER FIRST LADY OF LOUISIANA
Mrs. McKeithen was born on August 30, 1919, to the union of Aaron J. and Katie Lee Howell Funderburk and died on March 24, 2,004, at her residence. Mrs. McKeithen graduated from Winnsboro High School in 1936 as the salutorian of her class. She later graduated with honors from Louisiana Tech with a bachlor's degree in mathematics and education. She taught school in both Jena and Columbia before marrying John McKeithen in 1942. She became First Lady for two terms under the governorship of John McKeithen, 1964 to 1972. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband,: Former Governor John J. McKeithen and her son Jesse Jay McKeithen.  
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron J Funderburk (1887 - 1955)
  Katie Lee Howell Funderburk-Smart-Seymour (1900 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  John Julian McKeithen (1918 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  Jesse Jay McKeithen (1943 - 1998)*
  Walter Fox McKeithen (1946 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marjorie Howell Funderburk McKeithen (1919 - 2004)
  Janice Funderburk Johnson (1924 - 1976)*
  Aaron John Funderburk (1927 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hogan Cemetery
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Rustie Grant Teal
Record added: Apr 02, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8588480
Marjorie Howell <i>Funderburk</i> McKeithen
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Marjorie Howell <i>Funderburk</i> McKeithen
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