Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 17, 2012 11:23 am EST


MOUNT GILEAD — Mary E. Compton Keene, 101, of Mount Gilead, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Woodside Village of Mount Gilead.

Born Nov. 16, 1910, in Drill, Va., to Neal and Elizabeth (Fuller) Compton, she was married Aug. 11, 1933, to Carl H. Keene. She attended North Woodbury Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, Dale (Patricia) Keene, Buford (Judy) Keene, Helen Dye, Jerlene (Dallas) Price, Bob (Martha) Keene, Ray (Edna) Keene and Ferrell (Linda) Keene; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Trula Morgan; sisters-in-law, Arlene Compton and Goldie Looney; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her husband Carl preceded her in death; also her son-in-law, L.D. Dye; three sisters and seven brothers.

Friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m.

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