Betty Jo Bufkin Keene, of Eudora, died Thursday, January 21, 2021, at West Carroll Hospital in Oak Grove, Louisiana.
Betty was born January 17, 1935, in Eudora, Arkansas to the late Charles Dudley Bufkin and the late Emma Lee Francisco. She was a member of Eudora Baptist Church and worked for First National Bank of Lake Providence and as Eudora City Clerk.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Cecil Lynn Keene; one son, Robert Michael Keene and one sister, Velma Ruth Townsend; and a nephew, Charles Townsend
Betty is survived by one son, Dudley Keene, and wife, Debby of Lake Providence, Louisiana; three grandchildren, Carleigh Keene Parker and husband, Brandon, Lawson Tyler Keene and wife, Amanda, and Maddie Rae Keene all of Lake Providence; four great-grandchildren, Ainsley, Keene, Kullen, and Gus; one nephew, Houston Townsend; and many loving friends.
A private family graveside service will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021,at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Eudora, Arkansas under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers family request donations to:
St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105