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Edward Keene (5-13-16) service 5-16-16

Edward Earl Keene, 78, of Savannah, died Friday, May 13.
He was born in Shipman, Illinois son of the late Frank Keene and Ethel McCart Keene. He was united in marriage to Barbara Harlow, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Keene served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged after four years. He became a heavy equipment operator in Illinois.
He is survived by his two sisters, Alberta Berneaux and Mabel White of Decatur, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Thaddeus Keene, William “Bill” Keene, Carl Keene and Tommy Keene; and two sisters, Helen Reeves and Emma Bolyard.
Services were held on Monday, May 16, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah with Paul Weaver officiating. Burial followed in New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery at Savannah.

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