In Memory of



Obituary for Jude Keelen

Jude T. Keelen, 46, departed this earthly life on Feb. 9, 2021. Jude was a loving father, brother, uncle, friend and owner of Three JJJ Trucking Co. Jude is preceded in death by his parents Richard Adams and Mary Prevost, brother Gregory Keelen, and sister Elizabeth Adkins. He leaves to cherish his memories to his devoted partner Veronica Smith, children Jumeika Keelen, Sydney Cousin, Umya Long, Jude Keelen Jr., and Jaden Keelen; sister Kashante Keelen-Johnson, brothers Richard Adams III, Christian Johnson and Shawn Adams. Jude is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Funeral service will be held and live stream at Franklin Ave. Baptist Church, 8282 I-10 Service Road, New Orleans, LA 70126 on Friday February 19, 2020 at 10 AM. Visitation begins at 9 AM. Due to COVID-19, only family will attend the Celebration of Life. Interment: Mt. Olivet, New Orleans, LA. Pastor Fred Luter Jr., Officiant. Officiant: Fred Luter Jr. Interment: Mt. Olivet Mausoleum.