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Elva G. Keener, 90

August 13, 2009

APRIL 23, 1919-AUG. 12, 2009

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Elva Grace (Meyers) Keener, 90, of 14023 Grant Shook Road, Greencastle, died unexpectedly at 3 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at her home.

Born April 23, 1919, in Milnor, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry S. and Bertha P. (Cline) Meyers. Elva was a member of Salem Ridge Mennonite Church of Greencastle.

She is survived by her husband, Leavitt M. Keener, whom she married Oct. 29, 1939; two sons, Leavitt M. "Sonny" (husband of Bette) Keener, Lancaster, Pa., and Dewayne M. (husband of Mary) Keener, Falling Waters, W.Va.; daughter, Regina M. (wife of Milton) Keener-Lewis, Richmond, Va.; three brothers, John D. Meyers, Greencastle, Mark S. Meyers, Hagerstown, Md., and Isaac W. Meyers, Madwaska, Maine; eight grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandsons.

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Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, 13343 Williamsport Pike, Greencastle, with Pastors Roger Martin and Gary Zook officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church one hour before the service on Saturday. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanfh.com.

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