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Alva L. “Alvie” Keener, 49, of Jewett, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at the home of his sister, Kimmy, near Claysville, Pa.

He was born Oct. 10, 1964 in Washington, Pa., a son of Violet “Bunny” Prosser Keener and the late Kenneth W. Keener.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a nephew, William Miller; his former wife, Janice; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Friends may call Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1:30 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Jewett. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alvie Keener Memorial Fund, c/o Heather Hoobler, 45885 Jewett-Hopedale Rd., Jewett, OH 43986. Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.