Mildred Janis Keene

Monday, June 1, 2020
Mildred Janis Keene

Mildred Janis Keene, 78, of Clarkton, Mo., and formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away on June 1, 2020, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott. She spent many hours bringing joy to the General Baptist Nursing Home residents as a volunteer, helping in whatever was needed. She also loved visiting the shut-ins.

She was born in Piggott to the late Elmer and Romagene (Parker) Smith. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Smith.

Mildred is survived by her husband of 41 years, Donald Keene; her sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Carl Ed Lovelady of Greenway, Ark., a nephew, Scott and Debra Lovelady of Sulphur Rock, Ark., a niece, Brandi and Kevin Scarborough of Paragould, Ark., and a great-niece and nephew, Anna and Mason Scarborough of Paragould.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, at the Piggott Mortuary in Piggott. Funeral services will be held beginning at 2 p.m. Due to the COVID-19, masks are required while inside the building. Interment will be in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, St. Francis, Ark.

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