Ava Orr Keener

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Nashville, Tenn. - Ava Orr Keener, formerly of Vanderbilt Road, Biltmore Forest, died Sunday, August 27, 2000, in a Nashville, Tenn. hospital.

A native of Asheville, Mrs. Keener was a daughter of the late Dr. Porter B. Orr and Nancy Emmaline Clarke Orr and was married to Frank H. Keener, who died in 1988. She was a graduate of Converse Collegeand was a long time member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, Frank O. Keener of Nashville and two brothers, P.B. Orr of Knoxville, Tenn. and Clarke P. Orr of Abilene, Texas.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 am Wednesday at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard with the Rev. Ralph L. Reed officiating.

Her family will receive friends from 6:30 - 8:00 pm Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian and request that memorials be made to the Samaritan’s Purse, Boone, NC, 28607.

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  1. Even in today’s virtual world, your mom got this message before you did. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  2. Frank, we are sad to learn the loss of your Mother. We think that she was fortunate to have 95 years on earth as well as a son like you.

  3. Frank-
    Your mother was a true
    lady – as well as a strong and
    loving person. My prayers
    are with you – even after
    taking so long to write. Both
    of your parents will be missed. MarLisa Mills

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