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Deborah Lucille “Debbie” Keene, age 52, of 263 Lindberg Street, Crestview, FL (formerly of Mountain City, TN) passed away at her residence on Monday, August 20, 2012. Debbie loved the beach, spending time with her family, jewelry, loved to iron, her Ford Mustang, and especially eating her ice cream. She was preceded in death by her father, James “Jim” Jenkins and her grandparents, Roy and Nina Jenkins, and Ethel Carol Reece and Hillary Cecil Reece.
Survivors include: three daughters: Amanda Tester and husband Scott of Hampton, TN; Kayla Lacefield and husband Jerry of Crestview, FL; and Kendra Hill of Crestview, FL; mother; Lucille Reece Jenkins of Mountain City, TN, one sister: Carol Roark and husband Mark of Mountain City, TN; two brothers: Hillary Ray Jenkins and wife Angie of Trade, TN and Jimmy Jenkins of Butler, TN; three grandchildren: Marissa Tester and Mark Tester of Hampton, TN and Jaquin Lacefield of Crestview, FL. One great niece, one great nephew, several nieces and nephews and special friend Barbara Long also survive.
Funeral services for Deborah Lucille “Debbie” Keene were conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 26, 2012 from the East Side Memory Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Dr. Danny Bright officiating. The family received friends from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment followed in Phillippi Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Michael Murphy, Greg Jenkins, Tim Keene, Donnie Ward, Robert Dougerty, and Mark Roark. Honorary pallbearer will be Louis Erickson.
At other times friends may call at the residence of the daughter Amanda Tester, 317 Morton Road, Hampton, TN. Or at the residence of her sister: Carol Roark 1750 Ackerson Creek Road, Mountain City, Tennessee.
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At the request of the family, arrangements for the Keene family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.