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June 18, 2014

Ruby Ann Wooten Keaton

PRINCETON — Ruby Ann Wooten Keaton, 88, of 116 Baker Lane in Princeton died Monday, June 16, 2014 at Glenwood Park Retirement Village in  Princeton. Born April 2, 1926 in Mercer County she was the daughter of the late George Wooten and Rebecca Wood Wooten.

Ruby was a retired seamstress with Maidenform, Inc. in Princeton with twenty years service and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. She was of the Methodist faith and had been a lifelong resident of Princeton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Marshall Keaton; one son, Thomas M. Keaton; one grandson, Greg Keaton; and several brothers and sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include five children, Danny Ray Keaton and wife Haletta of Big Rock, VA, Deborah Keaton, Edmond Alvin Keaton and wife Brenda, Gary Marshall Keaton and wife Donna, and Randy Wayne Keaton and wife Lori all of Princeton; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Keaton of Lerona; thirteen grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 PM, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor David White officiating. Burial will follow at the Keaton Family Cemetery in Pipestem. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until the service hour on Thursday.

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