Arlene Long Keifer

Arlene Long Keifer, 90, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at her home.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 2 PM at Rivermont Baptist Church, 575 Catlett Mountain Road, Front Royal with Pastor Tim Dyke officiating.  Burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Keifer was born on October 16, 1931 in Covington, Virginia to the late Clarence and Effie Morgan Long.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Thomas Keifer; son, Jack Lewis Armentrout Jr.; six sisters; one brother and one sister-in-law.  She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Masters degree in Business Administration at Shenandoah University.  She was the Professor Emeritus at Lord Fairfax Community College and taught business courses before and after retirement in 1997.  She was the recipient of numerous awards including Outstanding Alumnus from Lord Fairfax Community College; Work and Personal Commitment to the Warren County Mental Health Association from Habitat for Humanity; Lifetime Achievement award from the Arc of Warren Inc.; Over 50 years of teaching Sunday School (the Bluebird class) from Rivermont Baptist Church and a commendation letter from Mayor Holloway and Congressman Kline.  She was a member of Rivermont Baptist Church where she co-founded and taught the class for persons with intellectual disabilities.  She previously served on the board for Blue Ridge opportunities and served as Vice President and Treasurer.  She also previously served on the board for the Arc of Warren Inc.

Survivors include her daughter, Jeanette Armentrout Young and husband John of Richmond Virginia; daughter-in-law, Betty Armentrout of Front Royal; son, Glenn Keifer of Front Royal; three grandchildren, Jonathan Young, Stacey Fallah and husband Eric and Jennifer Boynton and husband Kevin; five great grandchildren, Ramie Boynton, Zoe Boynton, Jackson Fallah, Gabriel Boynton and Emma Fallah and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 2 to 4 PM at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Bluebird class of Rivermont Baptist Church, 575 Catlett Mountain Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

  1 comment for “Arlene Long Keifer

  1. Daryl, Vicki, and Aron Davison
    May 24, 2022 at 1:45 am

    Betty and family, our deepest condolences for the passing of Mrs. Keifer. May God’s love bring you peace and your memories bring you comfort.

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