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Neva Nell (Thomas) Keeton, 93, Burkesville, KY native (1934-2021)

Mrs. Neva Nell (Thomas) Keeton, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away at her home on Monday, April 19, 2021. She was 93 years old.

A private family funeral will be conducted at 1pmCT on Friday, April 23, 2021 at the Burkesville Cemetery. Burial will follow there.

She was born in Burkesville (Cumberland County) Kentucky on Friday, January 20, 1934 the daughter of L.E. & Kathleen (Needham) Thomas. She was of the Methodist Faith, worked in sales at Bacon's & Dillards. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Keeton, & sister, Patty (Thomas) Baker.

She is survived by her children, Patty Keeton (& Bob) Schell, David (& Kathy) Keeton, Kathleen Keeton (& Danny) Oechsli all of Louisville, Grandchildren, Jennifer (& Keith) Kannapel, Kasey Keeton, Julie (& Mike) Jones, Toby (& Emily) Keeton, Brandi (& Steve) Kleinhenz, Robert (& Jennifer) Johnson, 12 Great-Grandchildren, & several cousins.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Lois Bateson & Barbara Caudill for such a wonderful job. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to Hosparis Health, Louisville, Kentucky.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Neva Nell (Thomas) Keeton, 93, Burkesville, KY native (1934-2021)

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