Funeral services for 68 year old Leon Kellem of Buford will be Sunday afternoon at 2 at Conner-Hankins Funeral Home with burial in Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery. Visitation for Leon Kellem will be Saturday from noon until 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends in the evening from 5 to 7 at the funeral home.
A truck driver, Leon Kellem began his career with Guy King & sons, was a shop foreman for McClain Trucking, drove a tanker for Magness Oil and retired from B&B Oil Company in Searcy. A member of Trinity Baptist Church, Leon Kellem is survived locally by his wife of 50 years, Jean; son Rev. Richard Kellem of Mountain Home; daughters, Jackie Conner of Mountain Home and Donna Cantrell of Cotter; two sisters Dorothy Jones and Connie Tilley of Mountain Home, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity Baptist Church, in care of Donna Cantreel, 149 Sunset Drive, Cotter, Arkansas 72626.
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