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Lola  Myrl Keene
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Obituary for Lola Myrl Keene

DURHAM: “Myrl” Keene, 93, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham. She was born in Sampson County, NC to the late Ammie Pope and Mary Hope Pope.
In addition to her parents Ms. Keene was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie W. Keene.
Ms. Keene retired from Duke University Perkins Library after 47 years of service. She was a member of West Durham Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was involved in the Bessie Porter Library Sunday School Class.
Ms. Keene is survived by a host of nieces and nephews and special friends, the Pleasant family.
The family will receive friends at Clements Funeral Service, Durham, February 20th from 1 PM until the time of the service. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM February 20th at Clements Funeral Service, Durham. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to Falcon Children’s Home: P.O. Box 39, Falcon, NC 28342
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705





2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

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Woodlawn Memorial Park

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703


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