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Barbara Adkins Keeton, 80, died Friday, December 25, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, NC. 


Barbara was born in Halifax County, November 04, 1940, daughter to the late Alvin Richard Adkins and Doris Naomi Harris Adkins Hulse. Barbara was a long-time employee of J.P. Stevens and Leggets/Belks. 

She was also a long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church. She loved gardening and working with her flowers. One of her many passions was cross stitching. 

Her sweet babies always brought a smile to her face.   

Surviving are her sons, Randolph Robbins “Randy” Keeton, Jr., and wife Linda, of Roanoke Rapids, Richard Anthony “Tony” Keeton, and wife Kimberly, of Halifax; daughters, Debbie K. Briley and husband, Steve of Henrico, Donna Lou Mooring of Fremont, NC, and Doris Evelyn “Eve” Edwards of Chester, VA and sister, Jane Paulette Hale of White Stone, VA. Also surviving are several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces, who were all so very special to Barbara. 

Rev. Randy Martin will conduct services to remember Barbara’s life Thursday, December 31, 2020, in the chapel at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service beginning at 12:00 pm. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, as well as the Keeton family request, facial coverings and social distancing are required during the visitation and service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in honor of Barbara A Keeton to the Kitty Askins Hospice Center; 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534

Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com