Gloria J. Keown
Gloria J. Keown, 86, of Franklin, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in the Franklin United Methodist Community nursing center.
She was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Clinton to Eben Mathias and Clennie Mathias. She had worked as a production worker for John Sexton Co.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gilbert Keown; one daughter, Teri Maryfield; two brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by three sons, Harold (Becky) Payne of Greencastle, Steven Keown of Franklin and Tim Keown of Indianapolis; a daughter, Janice (Phil) Dexter of Franklin; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 1 p.m. today at Frist Funeral Home, 458 Blackman St., Clinton, with the Rev. Ben Hannum officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Clinton.
Online condolences may be made at www.fristfuneralhome.com.