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 Effie B. <I>Ginn</I> Keenum

Effie B. Ginn Keenum

Death 18 Jul 2000 (aged 94–95)
Burial Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 100001176 · View Source
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GULFPORT --- Effie Ginn Branton Dedeaux Keenum, 95, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, in Gulfport.

Mrs. Keenum was born in the Salem community in Walthall County and was a former employee of Reliance Manufacturers in Columbia. She had been a resident of Gulfport since 1938, where she was employed by MacSmith Garment Company through 1948. She retired in 1971 as the owner/operator of The Corral. She was a longtime member of the Fernwood Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Newland and Myra Ginn; her husband, John Keenum; 12 brothers, four sisters and a great-granddaughter, Carley Lauren Buehler.

Survivors include three daughters, Myra Branton Wright of Gulfport, Yvonne Strangi Henry of Clinton and Billie Jean Milligan of Oklahoma City, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Riemann Funeral Home, Beauvoir Road, Biloxi. A services will be at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with interment in Southern Memorial Park in Biloxi.

The family prefers memorials to the Carley Buehler Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Myra Wright, 1948 E. Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39507. 2000 The Sun Herald




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