Ava Orr Keener
August 27, 2000
Resided in: Nashville, TN
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.