OBITUARY: Barbara Ann Keen


Ms. Barbara Ann Keen, age 70, of Portland, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, September 14th, 2023.

She was born on November 29, 1952 in Portland, TN to the late Carl Edward and Virginia Nell Russell.

Ms. Keen babysat most of her life and worked a few factory jobs.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her brothers Carl Ray Russell of Portland, TN and Maxey Lee Sircy of Blackshear, GA.

She is survived by her son Kevin (Charlotte) Wilson, her grandchildren Jasmine (Dylan) Sherrell, Kaleb (Michaela) Wilson, and Mariah Wilson. Her great-grandchildren, Leighton, Jaxxton, and Kashton Sherrell; brother Robbie White, and sister Becky West; with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Keen will be conducted on Monday, September 18th at 12 PM from the chapel of Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Leon Graves officiating. Interment will follow in the Pike Cemetery. The family will receive visitors on Monday from 10 till service time at 12 PM at Woodard Funeral Home.

Serving as Paul Bearers will be: Kaleb Wilson, Stacy Hesson, Derrick West, Scotty Russell, Shane Russell, Jeff White, and Jamie Stout.


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