PUXICO - James Edward Keena, 73, died Sept. 20, 2001, at his home in rural Puxico.
Born March 16, 1928, in Wappapello, son of the late Tom and Stella Smith Keena, he was a farmer and veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Oct. 29, 1955, at Puxico, he married Leta Williams who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Terry Keena of Magness, Ark., and Tim Keena of Puxico; one daughter, Dixie McCollum of Bloomfield; three brothers, the Rev. Melvin Keena of Poplar Bluff, Henry Keena of Bloomfield and Glen Keena of Davis, Okla.; one sister, Helen Branch of Pevely; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, David Wayne Keena; one daughter, Sharon Darline Keena; and two sisters.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday with Rusty Jones officiating.
Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter.