Wilma Yvonne Keener, 88, of Albion, Ill., passed from this life to the next on Aug. 7 at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Ill.
She was born March 6, 1931 in Albion to Blanche (Melrose) and Thomas Keener.
Wilma was a telephone operator for over 32 years.
She is survived by her brother, Lonnie (Ann) Keener of Albion and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers: J. Merrel (infant), Meredith, Alan, Robert, and Thomas, Jr.; and three sisters: Roberta, Betty and Marilyn.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. at Bethel Cemetery near Ellery, Ill.
Online condolences and fond memories may be shared with the family at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.
Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.