Allan G. Keeton Sr.
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70, of Gary, IN passed away December 3, 2019. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Gary, IN and a graduate of Froebel High School Class of 1967, Tennessee State University Class of 1971, and he did post-graduate work at Valparaiso University. He was employed as a foreman at the United States Steel Mill for 34 years. He is survived by his wife: Gwendolyn Keeton; children: Allan Keeton, Jr. of Houston, TX, Gwendolyn (Dwayne) Battiste of Nashville, TN, Margaret (Harold) Ruff of Covington, GA, Lisa Bell-Adams of Memphis, TN, & Tasha (Horace) Cathey of Jacksonville, FL.; sisters: Yvonne Perkins of Pasadena, CA, Arnita Borders of Gary, IN, Carolyn Keeton of Las Vegas, NV, and Jill Sudberry of Park Forest, IL; as well as a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Visitation: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:00 a.m.-11:00a.m. with family hour from 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.with funeral service to follow. All services will be held at First Baptist Church, 626 W 21st Ave. Interment: Evergreen Memorial Park.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Dec. 8, 2019.
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December 11, 2019
To the Keeton family, sorry for the loss of your love one. God bless each of you & may Allan rest eternally in the arms of our Lord.your sister in Christ, Shirley Warrington.
Shirley Warrington
December 11, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Horace Matthews
December 10, 2019
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
Henry & Norma Fountain
December 9, 2019
Just offering prayers and condolences to the Keeton, Borders and Sudberry families on the passing of Mr. Allan Keeton Sr.

I didn't know much of Mr. Keeton but I did several of the family via growing up in First Baptist Church with them.

Asking the Lord to keep the family lifted up during this time of bereavement.
Ryan Rogers
December 9, 2019
Daybreak by Joyelle Photography Art
I offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Allan G. Keeton Sr.

Although a longtime Georgia resident now, I can not forget that I was first baptized at First Baptist Church in Gary, and that I was first employed by United States Steel Mill of Gary.

Mr. Keeton will truly be missed. He was a shining example at church and at work.

Fratello Keeton, goditi ora le benedizioni del Cielo.

( Brother Keeton, enjoy now the blessings of Heaven. ~ Italian Translation )

My father is retired Fire Chief James C. Handley, Jr. He served as an usher at First Baptist Gary for a number of years, until my mother, also a member, required his care.

( My parents were the very first couple married at First Baptist. Reverend Penn performed the ceremony across the street. The church was not completely built. )

Thank you.

' Ms. Joyelle '
Joyelle Photography Art Corporation
Franciscan Parish
Annette Davis
December 9, 2019
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Willie Smith
December 8, 2019
Gwen & Family, Saddened to hear of Keeton's transition. RIH Keeton, Jesus invited him to come to a quiet place and rest. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May memories of your time together comfort you and may God bless and strengthen you all in your times of sorrow. Love and Blessings - Flo
Florine Weston
December 8, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Gwendolyn West
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