Dora Lee Keenum
Funeral service for Dora Keenum will be held Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home Chapel in Mexia. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home.
Dora Lee “Big MaMa” Keenum 69, of Mexia, peacefully went home on July 16, 2013, surrounded by family and friends at Navarrow Regional Hospital in Corsicana, Tx.
Dora Lee was born April 7, 1944 in Freeport, to Lester Foley and Minnie Robertson. Dora Lee was known to many people as Big Mama. She was always happiest when she was surrounded by her loved ones. She worked for many years as a nurse, and she loved taking care of the elderly. Dora Lee was received in heaven by her parents, Lester and Minnie Foley, and husband, David Keenum.
Dora Lee is survived by her daughters, Anna Medrano and Angela Pendleton of Mexia; her sons David (Allison) Keenum, of Cotton Gin, and Chris (Courtney) Foley of Dawson; sister Nelda (Dan) Lummus, of Palestine, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He will wipe the tears from their eyes and there will be no more death or sorrows or crying or pain, all things are gone forever.
Any donations can be made to Pearly Gates Funeral Home, at 827 Hwy. 171 in Mexia.
Pearly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of the professional services.