February 29, 1928 ‒ March 12, 2002
Sister Louannabelle (Kean) Garrabrant, age 74 of Galena, passed on into the arms of Jesus Christ Our Savior on Tuesday, March 12, 2002.
Born February 29, 1928 in Taylor Station, Ohio the 11th child of the late Charles and Lenorah (Purkey) Kean. She was a homemaker and area resident for 50 years. Member of Harlem Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Also preceded in death by loving Husband of 35 yrs: Francis in 1984 and 9 brothers and sisters.
Survived by Daughters: Karen Lynn Talbot of Baltimore, Joyce Lenorah Jacobs of Galena, Sons: Douglas Earl of Powell, Guy Robert of Columbus, Brian Francis Sr. of Marion, and Marvin Charles of Galena, their spouses and partners, 18 grandchildren: Robert Francis, Marie Lynn, Michelle Lee, Amber Joanna, Matthew Earl, Amelia Danielle, Amanda Sarin, Michael Paul, Mark Francis Monroe, Marsha Louanna, Eugene Allan, Jeffrey Shawn, Deborah Susan, Tiffany Rose, Joshua David, Brian Francis Jr., Savannah Lynn, and Zachary Ryan, 26 Grandchildren, Brother: Cecil of CA, Nephew: Rolland of Sunbury, Help-mate: Stanford Austin Knapp, lifelong friend Frankie Ann Marshall.
Friends may call Thursday 1-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury and one hour prior to the funeral services, to be held Friday 11:00 at the Harlem Church of Christ in Christian Union, 11229 Gorsuch Rd., Galena, Rev. Pauline Smith officiating. Interment Fancher Cemetery.
Our thanks to all the wonderful folks at Kobacher House and Riverside Hospital, where memorial contributions may be made in her memory.