Obituary: Patsy Keener


Patsy C. Keener, 82, of Cave City, went to her Heavenly home on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

She was born April 4, 1938, in Trumann to Clarence Ellis and Lula Mae (White) Renfro.

She was retired from GenCorp Automotive in Batesville and Hometown Market in Cave City. She was a member of the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack Keener; one brother, Chester Renfro; five sisters, Elizabeth Childers, Faye Buie, Colleen Grigsby, Paulette Conley, and Ann Owen; one granddaughter, Katelyn Beams; and one great-granddaughter, Millie Walling.

Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Musick (Mitchell) of Cave City and Gail McWilliams (Dean) of Melbourne; one son, Jimmy Beams (Anna) of Cave City; two brothers, Lamar Renfro (Betty) of Steele, Mo. and Jack Renfro (Janice) of Richardson, Tex.; one sister, Janie Battles of Dexter, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Joshua Musick (Sarah), Brooke Walling (Dennis), Matthew Beams (Samantha), Kimberly Beams, Brandon McWilliams (Rebecca), Clayton McWilliams (Hannah), and Shana Jones; sixteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services were Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Batesville with Joshua Musick officiating. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons and great-grandsons.

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