Funeral services for Allen Keel, 90, of Burr Ferry will be Saturday, Nov. 29 AT 2 p.m. at the Freedom Rest Baptist Church in Anacoco. The Rev George Jeanes and James Kay will officiate with the burial to follow in the Beech Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Keel was a native and life-long resident of Burr Ferry and a retired paint & body man with U.S. Civil Service at Fort Polk. He was a member of the Freedom Rest Baptist Church. A Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during War War II, also serving in New Guinea, Southern Philippians and Luzon, he earned five Overseas Service Bars, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with three Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star.

Mr. Keel was survived by loving wife Tommie Louise Kay Keel of Burr Ferry; son and daughter-in-law Truitt and Debbie Keel of Evans; son Carl Keel of Burr Ferry; daughter Peggy and Ernest Mayo of Leesville; grandchildren Aaron and  Jessica Mayo, Tamarah and Pat Murphy and Kimberly Mayo; and great grandchild Austin Mayo.

Services are under the direction of the Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the Keel family at www.labbymemorial.com.