Bertis C. Keith, 73, of Springfield, Mo. passed away on Jan. 1, 2013 at the Brookhaven Nursing Home in Springfield.


Bertis was born Nov. 29, 1939 in Francico to Arthur Keith and Elsie Keith (McQuary).


On July 29, 1967 Bertis and Joyce Memmer were united in marriage.


A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. at the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home @ Rivermonte in Springfield.


A Graveside service at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield will be held at 2 p.m. with the Brother Jim Strube officiating.