Violet F. Keown, 75, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at her home.
She was born in Hancock County, Kentucky on February 14, 1945, daughter of the late Earl and Anna (Allgood) Rearden. She is also preceded in death by her siblings, Sue Beasley, Earl, Jr., Stanley, Malcom and Donald Rearden.
Violet was a 1963 graduate of Cannelton High School. She was united in marriage on February 15, 1964 to Norman J. Keown, who survives her, and retired from General Electric after over 20 years of service.
Violet enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, baseball; especially the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves and was a fan of UK basketball.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Norman J. Keown, Cannelton; son, Brian Keown (Crystal), Evansville; grandson, Corey Riddle (Brittini); great grandchildren, Josalynn and Adalynn Riddle; a niece and good friend, Linda K. Terry (Ralph), Cannelton.
Funeral services will be private with burial to follow in New Cliff Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 PM CST at Huber Funeral Home, Cannelton Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cannelton High School Athletic Department.
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