Jimmie “Jim” Lynn Keener of Miami, Oklahoma passed from this life Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his home. He was 76.

Jim was born December 10, 1942 in Miami, Oklahoma to Luther Dee and Gail (Allgood) Keener. He had lived in Miami all his life. He worked for Junge Bread Company in Joplin, Missouri where he was an area delivery driver of Bunny Bread and Butternut Bread to local grocery stores and restaurants. Jim also was a farmer and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami, Oklahoma. 

Jim married Deanna Trolinger Keener November 19, 1964 in Columbus, Kansas. She preceded him in death September 29, 1999. He was also preceded by a great granddaughter Ava White, his parents and a brother Kenny Keener.

Survivors include two daughters Paula Johnston and husband Timothy of Miami, Oklahoma and Denise Martin of Grove, Oklahoma, five grandchildren Tonya White, Aaron Johnston, Chad Johnston, Reid Martin and Brittni Martin and six great grandchildren Jade White, Justice White, Brice Johnston, Brianna Powers, Lani Johnston and Emma Johnston. 

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami, Oklahoma. Rev. Paul Simpson will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma.  Aaron Johnston, Chad Johnston, Randy Yokeley, Jake Sharp, Chris Allgood and Shawn Allgood will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6  to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Oklahoma.  Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.