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Lance Warner Keeling was born June 30, 1971 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Jimmy Dean Keeling and Johnnie Elizabeth (LaPorte) Keeling. He passed away on October 4, 2018 at the age of 47. He was married for 16 years to the love of his life, Serenity Brooke (Vance) Keeling.
Lance was a compassionate, devoted, giving man who loved his wife and family with all his heart. He was passionate about his relationship with Jesus Christ and loved God’s people and the work of the ministry. At a very young age, Lance committed everything to God and faithfully served the Lord. He preached the Word of God without compromise and was faithful in all things. Lance can easily be described as a man who “did the best he could, gave all that he had, and loved the Lord with all of his heart!”
Lance was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Dean Keeling; grandparents Bettina Elizabeth Beck and Reverend C.W. Beck; Jolene F. LaPorte Lanham and Henry Ellsworth LaPorte. Survivors include his wife, Serenity Brooke Vance Keeling; 3 sons, Chase Warner Keeling of Tulsa, Samuel Warner Keeling of Depew, Alexander Vance Keeling of Depew; his mother, Johnnie Elizabeth LaPorte Keeling of Mannford; and 3 brothers, Richard Dean Keeling of Mannford, James Lloyd Keeling of Tulsa, and Patrick Welton of Russellville; along with many other family members and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Depew Church of God in Depew, Oklahoma with interment to follow the Oakdale Cemetery in Depew, Oklahoma. Reverend Bruce VonWald will be officiating, assisted by Reverend Randy Vance, Reverend Ludwig Indoko, and Reverend Donnie Huffman of Physician’s Choice Hospice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lehman