Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 29, 2013

Flora Keen McCoy

HURLEY, Va. — Flora Keen McCoy, 57 years of age, of Hurley, Va., passed away Wednesday, June 26 2013 in the Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Va. Born in Hurley, Va. June 9, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Lonzo Keen and Mary Stacy Keen.

Mrs. McCoy was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County, was active in the Buchanan County Historic Society, a graduate of Hurley High School and of Pikeville College, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She was a loving wife, mother, and granny.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Martha Keen, Dora Keen and Marie Keen Hogston and brother, Leonard Keen.

She is survived by her husband, Ken Wayne McCoy of Hurley, Va.; daughter, Stacy Keen Altice and husband John of Wirtz, Va. and granddaughter, Lora Alexandra Altice of Wirtz, Va. Mrs. McCoy is survived by her sisters, Ethel Keen McClanahan of Hurley, Va., Betty Keen Hibbitts of Grundy, Va. and Deannie Keen Dawson of Bland, Va. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Keen of Grundy, Va. and numerous nieces and nephews, special friend, Cora Charles of Hurley, Va.

Funeral services for Flora Keen McCoy will be conducted Monday, July 1, 2013 at 12:00 noon at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Grundy, Va. with Elder E.C. Honaker and Evg. Adam Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Dan Stacy Cemetery , Paynesville, W.Va.

Active pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be: John Altice, Robert Keen, Chris Charles, Ardale Hibbitts, James McClanahan, Patrick Charles, and Dr. D. Patel.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home after 6:00 p.m. Saturday, and evening services will be held Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial condolences may be e-mailed to the family at

The family of Flora Keen McCoy has entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, Va.

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