August 1, 2015
Willard OH 44890 8/7/2015 18:00:00
Helen J. Keene, age 81, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at The Willows at Willard Care Center in Willard. She was born on October 19, 1933 in Floyd County, KY to the late Happy and Drucilla (Hall) Ratliff. Helen was a former nurse aide at Hillside Acres Nursing Home in Willard, Ohio.
She is survived by 6 children, Russell Carrol of Texas, Roger Carrol of Ohio, Roy Carrol of Ohio, Sandy Youtz of Ohio and Valerie Robinson of Ohio; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and special friend, Danny Worcester.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Keene; daughter, Sharon Russell; an infant daughter, Rhonda Lee Holbrook; 2 brothers and 1 sister.
A memorial service will be at the Living Truth Community Church in Willard, Ohio on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM with Pastor David Montgomery officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
I am so saddened to learn of Helen’s passing. I had many a good time with her when she attended the Friend’s Church. Helen was such a sweet lady and somewhat of a character that one could not help like. After moving I didn’t see her often, but occasionally talked to her on the phone Always up to the same old things.
May the following verses provide comfort during this difficult time and may God give your family comfort. I will miss my friend.
What must it be to step on shore and find it—HEAVEN;
To take hold a hand and find it—GOD’S HAND;
To breathe a new air and find it—CELESTIAL AIR;
To feel invigorated, and find it—IMMORTALITY;
To sail from the care and turmoil of earth
To one unbroken calm;
To land there and find it—GLORY.
“Although it is difficult to look beyond the sorrow.
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow”.
Rest In Peace Helen.
So very sorry to hear about Aunt Teen. Will be praying for all of you.
We continue to pray for all of you during this time of your loss. Lean on the Lord for His strength to get you through these difficult days. In God’s Love,
Val, Steve and kids,
I am so very sorry about your moms passing. know that she is in a better place and not suffering anymore. It is hard to let them go but you will see her again someday. If there is anything I can do, let me know. love and miss you all
Russell and Carrie, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. You have our deepest sympathy.