Patricia M. Keaton

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Patricia “Patty” Keaton transitioned peacefully surrounded by family where she felt most comfortable and loved on Thursday the 13th of October, at the age of 82 from a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Patty was Born in 1940 on the 4th of March in Bluefield West Virginia, to her two loving parents, Ida Louise Williams Bridges and Thomas Williams. Patty was an extremely hard worker and had a tremendous love for God and her family! She graduated from Central High School and continued her studies at The Ohio State University. She retired from the State of Ohio after 30 years of service, where she then was asked to rejoin the department as a contractor.

She was known for fiery spirit, no BS attitude, unwavering faith and working in her garden. She also enjoyed thrifting with her late cousin Debby Waddell-Nicholson and sister-in-law Tonya Williams. She had a love for old time classic movies.

She was preceded in death by her, parents Thomas Williams and Ida Louise Williams Bridges, brothers Thomas Williams II and Michael Williams. Patty is survived by her brother Ronald Williams, special brother Gregory “Freedy” (Cathy) Waddell, sister Rose Anita Washington, her daughter Tracey Keaton, son Geoffrey (Lena) Keaton, grandchildren Brandi (John) Spencer, Amber Keaton, Janee Keaton, Geoffrey Keaton II, Aaron Keaton, Anthony Keaton, Olivia Keaton, Sean Keaton, great-grandchildren Allyson Spencer, Brayden Keaton, Bryce Spencer, special children Celia Elkins and Kristina (Krunch) Watkins-Williams, special grandchildren Latricia Henry-Dunkin, Typhani Watkins and special great-grandchild Domiawn Reynolds.

Patty will be greatly missed by those who loved her, especially by her siblings,children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and an abundance of loved ones.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Memorial Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd).

Inurment St. Joseph Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Delmar L. McGee

    A sweetheart neighbor of 25 years! Patty is an elder who embraced me when I decided to be a homeowner! We often talked about the trials, tribulations, and challenges as such! She is so a
    part of me and my social development as a neighbor! Love you, Patty!

  2. Linda "HOPE" Chavis

    To the Keaton family. My heart goes out to you at this trying time

  3. Ms. Keaton was a lovely, charming Mother, who I had the pleasure of meeting through her children. My Condolences, Thoughts and Prayers Goes Out To The Family. She Will Be Truly Missed. To The Keaton Families, Asking The Lord For Strength, Comfort and Healing, During This Time Of Need. Continue To Cover Them Keeping A Shield Of Protection Around Them, In Jesus Name, Amen.

  4. My condolences to the family. Tracy and Brandi, we are praying for comfort during this difficult time. Please know that you all are loved!

  5. Latricia Henry-Dunkin

    Ms. Patti was one of the strongest, loving, fierce women I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She welcomed me and my family with open arms from the start. I will never forget your strong words of wisdom that you bestowed upon me and Domiawn all these years. I will miss your laughs, beautiful smiles and the conversations about politics! You left a huge impression of this earth!!! You are extremely missed but will never be forgotten! Continued prayers for the family!!!

  6. Melissa M Washington

    I worked w Pat Keaton at the Department of Development for may years. She was a beautiful soul. My condolences to the family.

  7. T. Dixon, neighbor

    Miss Pat was the matriarch of our small community. I will miss seeing her outside working in the garden. We know she loved the Lord on He loves her. Family, find peace and comfort knowing it is well with her soul. She finished her race. Her job here was done.

  8. T. Dixon, neighbor

    Miss Pat was the matriarch of our small community. I will miss seeing her outside working in the garden. We know she loved the Lord and He loves her. Family, find peace and comfort knowing it is well with her soul. She finished her race. Her job here was done

  9. Pat, was a great co-worker, she will be missed greatly. Pat i am still drinking those Diet Cokes, one day i will give them up. Thanks for always reminding about them. Know i enjoyed are bander and talks, wish i could call you now.
    Love ya,

  10. Mildred Y Brown

    To Patty, with love…We have been the of best friends, sisters,and cousins, since the age of five years old. I love you, May you Rest In Peace. Hope to see you in Heaven, with God ~Mildred ❤

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