Veda Mae Keeling

of Clinton, AR

October 3, 1945 - May 17, 2023

Veda Mae Keeling, 77, of Clinton, Arkansas passed away on May 17, 2023. She was born on October 3, 1945 to the late Jack and Floy (Carson) Thomas in Oklahoma.

Veda is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Johnny Ray Keeling; grandson, Jimmy Altom and two brothers, Charles Thomas and Hubert Thomas.

She was a hard working lady, spending many years at the Belden Cord Plant and Whirlpool. In her youth, she laid rock at her home and made many flower gardens. Veda loved her family and putting together jigsaw puzzles. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Janet (Duane) Altom, Jackie Hays, Marvin Keeling, Justin (April) Keeling; grandchildren: Matthew (Crystal) Heard, Michael Heard, Melissa (Jacob) Leslie, Tiffany (Will) Myrick, Jesse (Kimberly) Keeling; great grandchildren: Emma and Sarahbeth Keeling, Ava Heard, Haven and Hannah Heard, Aaron Leslie, Jasper and Dillon Myrick; siblings: Harold Dean Thomas, Tilly Jones, JW (Lois) Thomas, Jimmy Jack (Penny) Thomas, Odell (June)Thomas; special niece, Emma (Jeremy) Smiley and many extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held in her honor at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at the Plant Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First Security Bank - Funeral Account, Justin or April Keeling to help offset the cost of her services.

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Service Information
Memorial Service
Plant Baptist Church
4897 Hwy 110
Clinton,  AR 72031
5/27/2023 at 2:00 pm
Memorial Contributions
First Security Bank- Keeling Funeral Account

Clinton, AR 72031

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
Highway 65 South
Clinton, AR  72031