Athens Review, Athens, Texas

May 17, 2013

Velma Kensey Keeton

Associated Press
Associated Press

AUSTIN — Services for Velma Keeton, 94, Mesquite, formerly of Athens are scheduled for 12  pm Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Rev.

Frank Upchurch officiating.

Private burial will follow in Concord Cemetery near Zavalla in Angelina County.

 Mrs. Keeton died May 16, 2013 in Mesquite.

 She was born September 25, 1918 in Fort Worth to the late Ezra and Mamie Kinsey Johnson. Mrs. Keeton was raised in Athens and moved away in 1942.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lloyd Keeton in 1974.

 Survivors include her son Jimmie R. Keeton, Mesquite; granddaughters, Cheri Deann Carr and husband Scott, Burleson, Tracy Marie Brock and husband Darin, Waco;

Great grandchildren Lindsay, Courtney and Caleb Carr, Samuel and Owen Brock.

In lieu of flowers family requests memorials be made to Concord Cemetery, na Courtney, 242 East Main, Zavalla Texas 75980.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com .