Graveside service for Alice Amelia Keener, 84, was held on Sept. 30 at the Exeter Cemetery. She died on Sept. 26 in Visalia.

She was born in Ava, Mo. to E.O. and Edna Johnson on Dec. 25, 1919. She came to Exeter in 1947 and married Louie Keener in Reno, Nev. in 1958. She worked as a cook for Yokohl Valley Cattle Company for a number of years.

She is preceded in death by two daughters, Rosemary Stain and Ruth Brown.

She is survived by her son, Bill and wife Nancy Van Laningham of Exeter, Bob and Kathy Van Laningham of Exeter; daughter, Bernice and husband Dean Watson of Exeter; one brother, John Johnson of Idaho; one sister, Frances Johnson of Missouri; 8 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilychapel.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel.

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