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Obituary for Amanda Keener

Amanda Keener 1924-2014

Amanda Keener

02/04/1924 - 07/10/2014

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 Amanda (Van Hoose) Keener, 90, fell asleep in Jesus on July 10, 2014. Born February 4, 1924 in Thealka, KY to the late Frank & Dora Preston. Lifelong member of Columbus First, then Westerville Free Will Baptist Churches, faithfully serving as a teacher, deacon’s wife, choir member, church camp cook, ladies auxiliary member, grief share leader, & prayer warrior. She was surrogate mother & grandmother to a host of friends, always with a loving & giving spirit. We will miss her zucchini pickles, apple butter, green beans, & corn bread. Preceded in death by husbands, Donald Van Hoose & Walsh Keener, siblings: Dixie Charles, Dorothy Castle, Goldia Combs, Emily Sparks, Harvey & Mitchell Preston; grandsons: Carl Raftery & Scott Smart. Survived by siblings: Ellen (Delmas) Sargent, Paul (Hilda) Preston, Jarvey (Ursala) Preston, & Ernest (Ruth) Preston; children: Barb (Gary) Cordle, Donna (Jim) Dean, Paul Sue) Keener, Gayle (Bill) Rapp, & Etta (Daryl) Crawmer; grandchildren, Lori (Greg) Kirkendall, Don (Brenda) Cordle, Dione Smart, Denny Dean, Donnie Dean, Bryan Keener, Sherry (Jim) Brazzell, Jeff (Tammy) Keener, Tim (Di) Keener, Susie Raftery, Lynn (Brian) Manville, Lisa (Phil) Stearns, Mike Crawmer, Jen (Joe) Gaerthofner, Mary Crawmer, Isaac (Sarah) Crawmer; 34 great-grandchildren, & 3 great-great grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday, July 13, 2-6 p.m. at the Westerville Free Will Baptist Church, 390 E. College Ave., where a celebration of her life will be on Monday, July 14, 10:30 a.m.; Reverends Paul Etterling & Edwin Hayes officiating. Interment, Union Cemetery; arrangements by Hill Funeral Home, . In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westerville Free Will Baptist Church.