Marjorie Howell <I>Funderburk</I> McKeithen

Marjorie Howell Funderburk McKeithen

Birth
USA
Death 24 Mar 2004 (aged 84)
Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 8588480 · View Source
Suggest Edits

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.


Family Members

Children

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Planning a visit to Columbia, LA?

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Rustie Grant Teal
  • Added: 2 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8588480
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie Howell Funderburk McKeithen (30 Aug 1919–24 Mar 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8588480, citing Hogan Cemetery, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Rustie Grant Teal (contributor 47965256) .