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James Laverne Keenum

September 9, 2021

James Laverne Keenum

James Laverne Keenum, age 55, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Thursday, September 9th, 2021, in Gautier, MS. He was born August 27, 1966, in Santa Ana, CA. He graduated from Ocean Springs High School and went to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for Computer Science. He loved watching sports especially NASCAR, the Houston Texans, the Houston Astros, and the Texas Longhorns. He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed cooking BBQ, Smoked, and Grill foods. James was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Sue Keenum, Grandparents Jim Riley Keenum, Jeanette Lou Parker Keenum, Laverne Martin Whitley, and Lura Mary Dean Moore. Survivors include his children, James Aaron Keenum, Joshua William Keenum, and Johnathan Edward Keenum; father, Charles Larry Keenum Sr.; siblings, Tracy Lynn (Buddy) Ladnier, Dr. Charles Larry (Carrie) Keenum, Jr., and Rusty Lee (Victoria) Keenum; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nephews; former spouse and lifelong friend, Lisa Carol Cowart Vaughn. “I want to thank my cancer team, surgical team, and my regular doctor, all the nurses, and the employees at Burnham pharmacy that have taken care of me these past 4 years, it means a lot to me. Thank you to all my family and friends for their prayers and support. Love y’all.” – James Keenum. The family welcomes flowers or any donations to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mr. James Keenum. A memorial will be held from 10am until 12pm on September 25th, 2021, at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs MS. Send Flowers to Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
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Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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