Joy Keen

Published 1:46 pm Friday, March 5, 2021

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On March 2, 2021, Mrs. Joy Keen, 88, passed away peacefully at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa.

Mrs. Keen is survived by a son, Carlos Wayne Keen; four daughters, Lynda (Donald) Freeman, Debra (Donald) Bryan, Denise (Jackie) Cooper and Genise Lawrence; six grandchildren, Brandon, Stacey, Courtney, Jennifer, Virgil and Josh; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her former spouse, Mr. James Willard Keen; four sisters, Elsie Corkern, Juanita Mizell, Edna Giordano and Rosie Jones; two grandchildren, Laurinda Martin and Andy Freeman; and her parents, Mary and William Bush.

Relatives and friends of the family attended the visitation on Thursday, March 4, at New Life Pentecostal Church in Bogalusa, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Services were held on Friday, March 5, at New Life Pentecostal Church in Bogalusa, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Wesley Quave and the Rev. Donald Bryan officiated the services. Interment followed at Hillview Memorial Gardens in Bogalusa.