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McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel

7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Charlotte, NC

OBITUARY

Dorothy C. Keener

June 29, 1930November 8, 2019
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Dorothy C. Keener, age 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019.

She was born on June 29, 1930 in Union County, NC to the late John and Nannie Puckett Cheshire.

Dot worked with Sears, Roebuck and Company in Accounting for over 30 years. She enjoyed being outside, working in her yard, and gazing at her flowers and birds. Mrs. Keener was a dedicated, self sacrificing mother, raising her son on her own after the untimely passing of her husband, Glenn.

Mrs. Keener is survived by her son, John Keener and wife Sherri; grandchildren, Austin Keener, Emily Keener, and Jordan Cummings; great grandchild, Scarlett Cummings.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Glenn B. Keener; five sisters and four brothers.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Wilson Grove Baptist Church with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm. Burial to follow at Sunset Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to Wilson Grove Baptist Church, 6624 Wilgrove Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227.

Condolences may be offered online at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • John Keener (Sherri), Son
  • Austin Keener, Grandchild
  • Emily Keener, Grandchild
  • Jordan Cummings, Grandchild
  • Scarlett Cummings, Great Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jordan Cummings
  • Austin Keener
  • Chris Cochran
  • Ken Thomas
  • Kevin Cochran
  • Mike Cochran
  • DONATIONS

  • Wilson Grove Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, November 11, 2019

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Dorothy C. Keener

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Martha Piercy

November 14, 2019

I always admired Aunt Dot for taking care of John and herself and the "business of life." She was an independent woman early in her life by moving to Charlotte into her own apartment and establishing a life before she met Glenn. Her independence had to be put to the test after she lost Glenn too early. But she rose to the task and raised her son to be a responsible, kind person. And she took care of herself and her home until illness took her away from all that. It was an honor to know her.

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