Lyndal Faith Prior Keener, 70, was born on Aug. 10, 1941, to Raymond and Ruth Prior of Butler, Mo. Lyndal passed away March 19, 2012, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., after a lengthy illness.
Lyndal graduated from Butler High School in 1959. She was united in marriage to Marion Earl Keener of Rich Hill, Mo., on March 31, 1961. She worked at Keller Manufacturing in Rich Hill and Butler during her younger years. Later she worked at the Nevada Middle School cafeteria. She enjoyed bowling, hunting, archery and fishing. She always liked to have a great time.
Lyndal was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth Brewer of Butler, Mo., and Raymond Prior of Butler, Mo. Lyndal is survived by her husband of the home, Marion Earl Keener, of Nevada.
Also surviving are daughter, Kelly Clark of Nevada; sons, Kevin and wife, Melissa Keener, of Harrisonville, Mo., Cody and wife, Lacy Keener, of Carthage, Mo., and Ron and Luisa Kollman, of Olathe, Kan.; father-in-law, Marion F. Keener of Rich Hill, Mo. Surviving grandchildren include Billie and husband, Jason Byrd, of Joplin, Mo., Hillary Morse of Muskogee, Okla.; and numerous great-grandchildren. Surviving siblings include brothers, Tom Prior and wife, Janet, of London Mills, Ill., Jay Prior and wife, Sharon, of Wichita, Kan., James Brewer and wife, Debra, of Kansas City, Mo., and John Brewer and wife, Joyce, of Greenwood, Mo.
Pallbearers are Ed Hyde, Neal Swarnes, Danny Robinson, Clifford Smith, John Brewer and Jim Brewer.
Funeral services will be held today, March 23, at 11 a.m., at Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill, with the Rev. Bill Perkey officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill.