Betty Lou Oliver Keener

Betty Lou Oliver Keener, 82, of La Marque passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Webster, TX surrounded by her family.  She was born on July 12, 1935 in Waco, Texas to Dan and Bessie Oliver.

She was a resident of La Marque since 1963, a member of Highlands Baptist Church for over 50 years. Church was her life and she especially enjoyed visiting the sick. Betty also enjoyed gardening; she was a book keeper at Malone Trucking Company and she worked in sales for Lowe’s Fashion.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Virginia Oliver and brother Doug Oliver.

Betty is survived by her husband of 61 years, James Keener, daughter Karen Keener, sister Dorothy Jeffcoat and husband Oscar and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 1:00pm in the chapel of the James Crowder Funeral Home with the service to follow at 2:00pm with Arlen Woody officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Ken Jeffcoat, Jim Jeffcoat, CJ Crawford, Roland Hennington, Morris Dagerath and David Rac.

In lieu of flowers donations in her honor can be made to Highlands Baptist Church.




  1. From the family of Kenneth Wooley of Temple, Texas: Steve & Linda Wooley of Temple, Texas; Wesley & Debbie Wooley of Temple, Texas; Barry & Kathy Smith of Belton, Texas. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Betty Lou Oliver Keener during this difficult time. Know that she is at peace with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    Steve & Linda Wooley
  2. Prayers to the family of Betty Lou Oliver Keener.

    Steve & Linda Wooley
  3. I am deeply saddened by the passing of my dear, sweet loving friend, Betty Keener. I can only take comfort in knowing she is in the arms of our Heavenly Father and celebrating with loved ones gone before her. Hope this Easter is your best ever, sweet friend. I will miss you until the end of my time here on earth.

    Judy Peterson
  4. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time.

    David Hern & Famiy
  5. We are really sad to hear about Betty’s passing. Betty was a good friend and a pleasure to work with. Our thoughts and prayers for her family during this difficult time.

    Arthur and Rosanne Malone

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