April 23, 1956 - May 24, 2019
Amory – Kathi Suzanne Keen Statham, 63, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Sanctuary Hospice House, Tupelo, MS. Kathi was born in Vicksburg on April 23, 1956, to Dudley Leon and Ura LaJune Wilson Keen She grew up in the Redwood community with her brothers, cousins, aunts, uncles, and many extended family members. She attended Redwood Elementary School, Warren Central High School, Hinds Junior College, and was a graduate of Belhaven College with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. She also graduated from Jackson State University with a Masters in Education Administration. She taught school in Byram, Vicksburg, and Amory Elementary prior to her retirement. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Amory, MS. Kathi was a former past president of the Amory Humane Society. She is survived by her brothers, Frank Keen of Redwood, Tony Keen of Clarksville, TN, and Rev. Rusty Keen (Fawn) of Greenwood; nieces and nephews, Danielle Keen Worley (whom she raised as a daughter), Michelle Keller, Kimberly Caruthers, Steven Keen Hyland, Suzanna Keen Hyland, Wilson Keen Hyland, Madison Keen, Stephanie Vanderford, Ben Franklin and numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Kathi was predeceased in death by her parents; her husband, Otis Statham, Sr.; her brother, Dudley L. Keen, Jr. (Bo); and her nephew, Frank Wilson Keen, Jr. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, May 27 at First United Methodist Church, Amory, with Rev. Wesley Pepper and Rev. Rusty Keen officiating. Burial will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 28 at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery, Vicksburg, MS. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:00 am until 10:45 AM at the church. Donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to FUMC After School Tutoring, PO Box 147, Amory or Amory Humane Society, PO Box 218, Amory, 38821. Memories and condolences may be shared with her family at EEPickleFuneralHome.com.
Amory – Kathi Suzanne Keen Statham, 63, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Sanctuary Hospice House, Tupelo, MS. Kathi was born in Vicksburg on April 23, 1956, to Dudley Leon and Ura LaJune Wilson Keen She grew up in the Redwood... View Obituary & Service Information
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