HILDA R. KEENE, 103, of Jasonville, IN passed away at 9:23 P.M. Saturday, June 15, 2024 in Glenburn Home in Linton, IN.

She was born March 30, 1921 in Howesville, IN to Bud Yeryar and Ruby Jean (Gibson) Yeryar.

Hilda married the love of her life, Emory G. Keene, and they shared 55 years together before he passed away on February 3, 2003.

Survivors include her children, Aaron Keene (Emily) of Lakeland, FL, Blaine Keene (Cindy) of Jasonville, IN; 9 – grandchildren and several great- grandchildren; several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; son, Gregory Lance Keene; sister, Marjorie Weir (John); granddaughter, Rachel Hauser.

Hilda graduated Coalmont High School Class of 1939. She was a homemaker and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness Church in Sullivan, IN. She enjoyed reading and in later years listening to audio books. She loved going out to eat with her family, and enjoyed a good buffet. Hilda remained very active right to the end of her 103 years.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. Visitation is scheduled from 10 A.M. to Noon Monday, June 24, 2024 at the Funeral Home. Services are immediately following at Noon with Pastor Chris Elmore officiating.

Interment will be at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, IN.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Hilda to SouthernCare Hospice, 4624 S. Springhill Junction St., Terre Haute, IN  47802 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO  63110. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.



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