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July 17, 1933 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 86)

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Rosetta Howard Keaton, age 86, of Athens, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at NHC of Athens.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Athens and was a daughter of the late Virgil and Bessie Gentry Howard. Several sisters and brothers also preceded her in death.

Rosetta was retired from Thomas and Betts and was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Harris and husband Ronald of Riceville

Two sons, Terry Trew of Athens and Larry Trew of Decatur

Three grandchildren, Brandy Harris, Landon Trew and Kristin Trew

One great grandson, Tyler Ingram

 Family and friends will meet at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at McMinn Memory Gardens for graveside services with Rev. Bill Pearman officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be, Doug Williams, Scott Williams, Steve Gamble, Carl Brannon and Landon Trew.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Rosetta Howard Keaton.

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March 24, 2020

2:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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