Arley Keen, Sr. 93, of Liberty, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Liberty. He was born May 6, 1924 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma the son of Vernon and Luvenia (Seratt) Keen. He was married to Wilma Jeremiah on April 5, 1943 in Woodville, California. She preceded him in death on January 31, 1998. Mr. Keen was a U.S. Army Vetera of WWII, a park ranger at Tenkiller State Park and of the Pentecostal faith.
3 daughters and 2 sons in law: Pat Sering of Liberty, OK, Pamela and Bill Jackson of Muldrow, OK, and
Beverly and Shawn Thomas of Liberty, OK
4 sons and 3 daughters in law: Arley Jr. and Joyce of Bengal, OK, Gary and Donna, Richard, and Dwight and Alice Keen, all of Liberty, OK
16 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and numerous great great grandchildren
1 sister: Emma Lou Phelps of Sallisaw, OK
daugher in law: Norma Goines of Van Buren, AR
special caregiver: Ruth Burkhart
He was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Wilma; 1 son, Mike Keen; 1 grandson, Billy M. Jackson; 2nd wife, Allie Keen; his parents, Vernon and Luvenia Keen; 3 brothers, Troy, Elmo, and J.W. Keen; and son in law, Duke Sering
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2 pm at Liberty Assembly of God Church in Muldrow. Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Muldrow.
Viewing is Tuesday from noon - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Muldrow, Oklahoma. The family will greet from 6 - 7 pm at the funeral home.
Active Pallbearers are Thaddeus Jackson, Matthew Acosta, Benjamin Folks, Michael Keen, Rodney Neighbors, Jeff Keen and Dylan Keen
Honorary Pallbearers are Sherry Acosta, Angela Folks, Christina Keen, Kelli Smith, Sheri Rogers, Jeffrey and Monica Keen, Michael Keen, Rebecca Hatch, Karen Zacharewicz, Audrey Redle, Brandy Mandigo, Whitney Martin, Danielle Thomas, Erin Williamson, Toni Meyers, and great grandchildren