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Mary B. Keaton


Mary B. Keaton, 84, of Ashville, formerly of New Holland, passed away on Jan. 9, 2017, in Ashville.

She was born on Feb. 23, 1932, in Byesville, to John and Etta (Milligan) Smalley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emmert Fred Keaton; sons, Michael Sapp and Frederick W. Keaton; and by siblings, Robert Smalley, Emma Angelucci and Virginia West.

Mary is survived by her children, Robert Sapp, Debbie Southward, Susan Snyder, Ginia (Todd) Posey and Kurt (Mindy Fusetti) Keaton; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jason, Sabeth, Christopher, Sam, Megan, Ashton, Ronda, Kimberly and Lori; numerous great-grandchildren; and by sister, Jean Snode.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union with burial to follow in New Holland Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal