Frank & Bright Funeral Home

« Return to Obituaries | Print

Karen Keeley

Dec 18th, 1940 - Jun 5th, 2024

Memorial Visitation: 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora


      Karen Mary Keeley, age 83, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 5, 2024, at her home.

      She was born December 18, 1940, in Centralia, the daughter of Dr. R.G. and Mildred (Baldridge) Keeley.

      Karen lived in a group home during her later years.  She was happy and a joy to be around and truly loved all the activities that the home presented.  She enjoyed attending workshop regularly, watching Little House on the Prairie, participating in Special Olympics, and getting her hair done.  Karen was a fan of Elvis and the Beatles and was an accomplished artist, having won several awards for her work.

      Karen leaves behind to cherish her memory, 2 brothers, Dennis (Bonnie) Keeley and Tom Keeley, and 2 sisters, Kathy Justin and Jane White.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

      The family wishes to thank the staff and friends at the group home for loving and taking care of Karen’s needs for the past 38 years.

      A memorial visitation for Karen will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:



Julie Cates

Mar 13, 1958 - Jun 20, 2024

Jake Ray

Jun 22, 1977 - Jun 17, 2024

Jo Jo Miller

Apr 2, 1962 - Jun 16, 2024

Walker Stoltzfus

Jun 10, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024

Lucy Helm

Dec 14, 1922 - Feb 2, 2024




Brooke Buffington

June 11th

I'd like to think that Heaven just gained the most beautiful and radiant angel ever, when you entered, miss Karen. You were a shining star here on earth. You definitely touched everyone you ever met. I'll miss you!

Nancy L Newton

June 13th


June 13th

She's going to be missed

Jennifer Davis

June 13th

Use to color with Karen at Prairie Estates when she was there....She was a sptitfire and loved being around her!!

Victoria Bates

June 14th



Ashley Perry and family
Chris Dickey
Gary and Terry Lane
Jim and Linda Grove
Judy Lusk
Erin and Mary Anne Maxwell
Marsha Mink
Alexa & babies
Diane Ross
Diane ross and Megan Moore
Doris Winterrowd
Brooke Buffington
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
Tammy Renee’ Harris
Bruce&Nannette Richards
Chad & Elizabeth Bayles
Karen & Mark Jones
Diana & Greg Rutland
Austin jones
Jennifer Davis


Write a Condolence

Share Obituary


Light a Candle

Select a candle tribute and enter your name (or names) below. Click "Light Candle" when completed.

Choose a Candle

Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

500 North Main Street
Flora, Illinois 62839

Phone : (618) 662-2141
Fax: (618) 662-4600
Email: [email protected]

Receive "First Notice" Updates

Enter your email address below to receive updates when new obituary notices are posted to our website