Jerry O’Neal “Boomer” Keith, age 70, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born May 7, 1950 in Chillicothe, Missouri to Orland and Marjorie McWilliams-Wright Keith. He was a retired truck driver of 50 years, and had received numerous awards for his years on the road. He was a long-time resident of Hope, Arkansas and enjoyed grilling, spending time with his grandbabies, wood working and singing. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister Deborah Ann.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Glenda Hearnsberger Keith; whom he loved and cherished with all of his heart. One sister, Sandra Head (Jerry) of Hope, AR; Three daughters: Deborah Griffith (Travis) of Henryetta, OK, Jerri Lynn Dixon of Owasso, OK, Terri Hoffman (Danny) of Shannon Hills, AR; One son Bryan (Keith) Dowell (Kelly) of Carrollton, MO. Nine grandchildren: Amber Franklin (Tylar) of Lawton, OK, Kristal Hoover (Danny) of Henryetta, OK, Blake Hoffman (Machae) of Mabelvale, AR, Emily Stotts (Josh) of Oklahoma City, OK, Riley Dowell of Carrollton, MO, Kimmie Myers (Kenny) of Mabelvale, AR, Garrett Hoffman of Mabelvale, AR, Madisson Boothe of Carrollton, MO, Mylee Dowell of Carrolton, MO. Ten great-grandchildren: Raigen, Decklan, Gannon, Brayden, Everett, Nevaeh, Nayvie, Owen, Kingsley, and Brantley; and Three special childhood friends: Mike Beavers (Pat), Kenneth Smith (Fran) and Eva Jean Morehead.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope.
Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, December 10, 2020 at DeAnn Cemetery with Bro. Neil Ridling officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com