Patricia “Trish” Keithley

Patricia “Trish” Lynn (Vinson) Keithley, 54, of Lexington Died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Lexington Regional Health Center in Lexington, having reached the age of 54 years, 3 months, and 21 days.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb.  9, 2018, at The Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn, with Pastor Corey Miller officiating. Interment was at the Nemaha Cemetery in Nemaha.

Visitation was held from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at The Hall Funeral Chapel in Auburn.  Family greeted friends from 6-8 p.m. at the mortuary.

She was born on Oct. 12, 1963, in Omaha, to James W. and Connie L. (Trosper) Vinson.  She was raised in Nemaha and attended school K-12th in Stella at Southeast Consolidated Schools.  Trish graduated from Southeast Consolidated High School with the class of 1981.  After her schooling, Trish worked for a sewing factory in Nebraska City.  It was there that she met Kevin Keithley and the couple would later unite in marriage on Nov. 19, 1988 in Humboldt.

They began their marriage living outside Humboldt before moving to a farm outside of Auburn.  In 1992, Trish and Kevin moved to Lexington, where Trish worked at Walmart.  She continued to work there until her health began to decline and was forced to stop working in 1995.  Trish enjoyed hunting, spending time with her family, and anything outdoors.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her.

Trish is survived by her daughter , Samantha Schippert of Lexington; grandsons, Damien Peterson, Maverick Schippert , both of Lexington; sisters, Lauretta (Lee)  Anderson of Humboldt and Kathleen Mensing of Springfield, Mo.; a brother Michael(Virginia)  Vinson of Auburn; brother-in-law Rodney (Kathryn) Keithley of Auburn; sister-in-law Michelle Vinson of Bolivar, Mo.; son-in-law, Mark Schippert of Johnson Lake; honorary grandchildren,  Ava Hickey and daughter, Hunter of Council Bluffs, Iowa;  Jesse Hickey of Stella; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kevin Keithley, brothers William and Earl Vinson, and a nephew Shawn Anderson.

Memorial contributions will be designated according to the wishes of the family.

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Services are entrusted to Hall Funeral Chapel-707 15th ST.-Auburn, Nebraska (402) 274-3131.

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