Lana R. Keeder, 63

IRONDALE – Lana R. Keeder, 63 of Irondale, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in the emergency room of East Liverpool City Hospital where she was taken after becoming ill at her home.

She was a daughter of the late Willie and Gertrude Wright Higgins and she was born in East Liverpool on Dec. 20, 1950.

Lana was a homemaker and she loved to crochet.

A Methodist by faith, she was a graduate of both East Liverpool High School in 1970 and the Ohio Valley Business College.

She leaves her loving family including her husband, John Keeder who she married on July 7, 1973; her daughter, Elizabeth Barnhart and husband Jason of Chester; her brother, Billy Higgins of Irondale; and her special grandchildren, Brian Coulter, and Katelyn Barnhart.

Retired Methodist Minister, the Rev. Ethel Dunaway, will celebrate Lana’s life on Friday at 1 p.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester. Interment will follow at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

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