Gladys W. KEEGAN

News Death Notice

KEEGAN, Gladys W. age 81 of Fairfield, Ohio died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield. She was born in Washington County, Virginia on July 8, 1932, the daughter of Nelson and Mamie (Moore) Sproles and was a 1951 graduate of Hamilton High School of Mendota, Virginia. On October 22, 1976, she married Paul J. Keegan and he preceded her in death on August 12, 2004. Gladys was a member of the Easter Star, a life member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary, and worked 15 years at the twin fair. Survivors include her three sons, Mark, Randy, and Jim Swartsell; three grandchildren, Lori, Nicholas, and Gabe Swartsell; a brother, W. T. (Alice) Sproles; a nephew, Tom (Paula) Sproles; and many other nieces and nephews; best friend, Gary Horn. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00PM Saturday in the Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave. with Rev. Tom Sproles officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-2:00PM Saturday in the funeral home. Online register book available at

Funeral Home

Zettler Funeral Home - Hamilton/Lindenwald
2646 Pleasant Avenue Hamilton, OH 45015
(513) 893-2793

Published in Journal-News on Aug. 1, 2013