Deborah Keeton

Deborah Smallwood Keeton, 62, of Arab died Monday May 8, 2023, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice.

Mrs. Keeton was born Sept. 7, 1960, in Marshall County to Curtis Smallwood and Tempie Perkins Smallwood. She was married to Richard Keeton, who preceded her in death Nov. 26, 2012.

She is survived by daughters: Summer (Brandon) Sims and April (Jamie) Stafford; brother: James Smallwood; sister: Sheila (Matt) Laleme; grandchildren: Chase Newman, Loxley Sims, Brighton Sims and London Sims. 

She was preceded by a brother: Jerry Smallwood; and sister: Lola Vincent.

The funeral was at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Gober Funeral Chapel with Tim Parrish officiating. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery with Gober Funeral Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Jessie Hill, Tim Salter, James Smallwood, Brandon Sims, Jamie Albritton and Chase Newman.

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