Rosemary Dean Keeton Horner was born on May 5, 1948 in Decatur, AL, the daughter of the late Charlie Mac Dean, Jr. and Clarice Pugh. She was united in marriage to Joe Horner on October 15, 1993. Mrs. Horner worked in production for Nike and was a member of the Full Gospel Mt. Calvary Church for 29 years. Mrs. Horner departed this life on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Columbia, TN at the age of 73 years, 11 months, and 6 days.
She is survived by two sons, Larry and Stacey Keeton of Waynesboro, TN, and Robbie Horner of Linden, TN; two daughters, Tracy Keeton of Waynesboro, TN, and Becky Horner of Linden, TN; thirteen grandchildren, Kandice and Drew Thompson, Krysten and Andrew Mitchell, Jay Alred, Peyton Keeton and Casey Komoromi, Heather Keeton, Jessica Groves, Kodie and Jenny Groves, Samantha Gage, Lacey Horner, Dylan Horner, Jacob Gage, Joshua Gage, and Maranda Keeton and Blake McWilliams; seventeen great-grandchildren, Caylee Dunnivant, Casely Thompson, Kaydence Mitchell, Kiazer Mitchell, Maci Melson, Lainey Bradley, Sawyer Fiveash, Elizabeth Fiveash, Lexy Groves, Tracy Groves, Kaylee Gage, Ryan Gage, Josie Gage, Wyatt Gage, Adrieanna Williams, Lucas Keeton, and Ryder Keeton.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Horner is preceded in death by great-niece, Makenzie Curtis; nephew, Patrick Templeton; two sisters-in-law, Odie Mathis and Peggy Horner; and mother-in-law, Julia May Brison.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN, with Sister Geneva Middleton, Mack Dean, and Bro. Larry Janes officiating. Burial will follow in the Balcum Cemetery at Waynesboro, TN. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne Co. assisted the family.
Pallbearers: Drew Thompson, Blake Thompson, Andrew Mitchell, Greg Keeton, Kodie Groves, and Freddie McCollum. Honorary Pallbearers: Robbie Horner and Hayden Luke Horner.