Agnes Roper Keaton, 84, of Valdese, NC went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Born in Burke County, NC on January 15, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Roper and Hattie McDaniel Roper. Agnes was a member of Drexel First Church of God. Family was very important to Agnes. She was a "2nd mother" to many people in the community. She retired from the Sears/Kmart Combination Store and had worked for many years at Alba Waldensian.Agnes is survived by her sons, Paul W. Keaton and wife, Sandra, of Drexel and Ralph Keaton and wife, Joy, of Connelly Springs, NC; a daughter, "Pat" Ramsey and husband, Wayne, of Drexel; a granddaughter, Kandi Carswell and husband, Terry; grandsons, Scott Keaton and wife, Donna, Brett Keaton and wife, Jan, and Jason Ramsey and fiancée, Kim; seven great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; a sister, Nancy Hipps Alexander and husband, Charles; brothers, Richard Roper and wife, Nancy, Claude Roper and wife, Verlie, Junior Roper and wife, Ellen, and Leroy Roper and wife, Rose; a number of nieces and nephews; and her special, other daughters, Brenda Monday, Lynn Franklin, Kelli, and Sharon.In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Keaton, and sisters, Betty Johnson and "Tiny" Norman.The funeral will be held at 12:00 p.m., noon, Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Drexel First Church of God with Reverends Larry McCaw and Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until noon prior to the service. At other times the family will be at the residence of her granddaughter, Kandi Carswell on Thursday after 5:00 p.m. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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