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Shirley Jean (Woolery) Keener

January 22, 1942 — July 28, 2022


Shirley Jean (Woolery) Keener





Shirley Jean Keener, 80, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Satanta, Kansas.


The daughter of Oscar and Irene Woolery (Inman) and she was born on January 22, 1942, in Mullinville, Kansas.


Shirley and John Edward Keener were married on June 25, 1960, in Mullinville, Kansas. They were married for 54 years and he preceded her in death on June 19, 2014. To this union were three daughters Caren, Carmen, and Carla.


Shirley was a member of the United Methodist Church of Satanta.  Shirley was a member of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority for over 50 years. 


She loved and enjoyed her children and grandchildren.  Shirley was a daycare provider for a lot of children in Satanta.  She was an avid Dallas Cowboys and Kansas Jayhawk fan. Shirley enjoyed watching any kind of sports and working in the yard with her flowers.


Survivors include two daughters, Caren Willis and husband Terry, Blanchard, OK., Carmen Keener, Satanta, KS.; a brother, Sheldon Woolery and wife Nancy, Princeton, KS.; a sister, Bonita Graham and husband Roger, Wichita, KS.; five grandchildren, Jarid Spain and wife Brittiany, Janna Anderson and husband Jess, Brendan Pankey, Braden Pankey, and Sydney Larkins; five great-grandchildren, Kambreigh, Abby, Gabriel, Brantley, and Remi.


She was preceded by her parents; daughter, Carla Darbro; brothers, Glenn, Max, and David.


A memorial has been established for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. In the care of Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 747, Satanta, KS 67870.


Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 10 AM at United Methodist Church, Satanta, Kansas.  Burial to follow at Dudley Township Cemetery, Satanta, Kansas.


Visitation will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022, from 10 AM to 6 PM at Robson Funeral Home, Satanta.


Robson Funeral Home, Satanta is overseeing the arrangements.







Past Services


Monday, August 8, 2022

10:00am - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Robson Funeral Home - Satanta

217 South Sequoyah, Satanta, KS 67870

The family will receive friends and family on Monday from 5 PM to 7 Pm at Robson Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Satanta United Methodist Church

500 Arapahoe Ave, Satanta, KS 67870

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Ends at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Dudley Township Cemetery

Co Rd GG, Satanta, KS 67870

Burial immediately following the memorial service.

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