James Verlin Keener, 79, of Wolffork Road Rabun Gap, GA., died February 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. He was the widower of Flossie Moore Keener.
Born in Rabun County Georgia April 16, 1940 he was the son of the late James E. Keener and Beatrice Keener. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the 101 First Alert Airborne Division in Port Camel, KY. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Wolffork Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. Keener and Beatrice Keener. His wife, Flossie Moore Keener and two sons, Lee Keener and Robert Moore and is survived by one son, Sheldon Keener of Enorea, SC., two daughters and their companions, Marilyn Cooper and Michael Heath of Westminster, SC., Kelly Gilliam and Austin Doyle of Westminster, SC. Thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral Services will be at the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home Friday February 14, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. with Rev. Harvey Conner officiating the church services. The burial will follow at Wolffork Baptist Church Cemetery where Rev. Thomas Burrell will conduct the graveside service.
The body is at Hunter Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Thursday February 13, 2020 from 5:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. The Family is at the home on Wolffork Road Rabun Gap, GA.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
An on-line obituary and guest register is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com