| Dixie Jean O'Dell Keaton, 56, of Amma, West Virginia, died Tuesday, November 30, 2004, in the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston after a short illness.|
She was born August 7, 1948, in Charleston, the daughter of the late Harvey Milton and Dixie Jarvis O'Dell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Eric D. Keaton; a daughter, Melissa M. Keaton; and a brother, Harvey Douglas O'Dell.
Mrs. Keaton was a homemaker, contract bus driver for the Roane County Board of Education, with 23 years of service, a 1968 graduate of Spencer High School and a Methodist.
Survivors include her husband, Garry D. Keaton; daughter and son-in-law, Lori L. and Rick Rucker of Amma; a granddaughter, Leeanna J. Rucker; sister-in-law, Joyce O'Dell of Palestine; nieces, Vicki Brown of Tallmadge, OH and Cindy Carper of Palestine.
The funeral service will be Friday, December 3 at 1:00 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Wayne McGlothlin officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Point Cemetery, Newton.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday.