OBITUARY

Nokomis Haywood Keaton

February 24, 1939August 1, 2018
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Nokomis Haywood Keaton, age 79, passed away on August 1, 2018 in Winston Salem. He was born in Forsyth County on February 24, 1939 to Norman Haywood Keaton and Almeta Myrtle Gleen Keaton. Nokomis spent almost 20 years at RJ Reynolds and retired from the Forsyth County School System. In his spare time, he loved shooting pool. He was a proud member and deacon of New Birth Worship Center. Nokomis is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Tewaukee Gregory, and his brothers, George and Joseph Keaton. He leaves behind is wife of almost 50 years, Marie Taylor Keaton; children, Michael (Cheryl) Gregory of Walkertown, Nokomis (Chere) Gregory of Lewisville, Randy Keaton of Kernersville, Wanda K Taylor of Raeford, and Yangita Keaton of Winston Salem; 13 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; brother, Benjamin Keaton of Winston Salem; sisters, Louise Wilson of Chicago and Shirley Imes of Winston Salem; and many loved ones, family, and friends. The viewing will be held Saturday, August 11th at 1pm at New Birth Worship Center, 1033 New Birth Dr. The funeral service will follow at 2pm with Dr. James L. E. Hunt officiating. There will be a repass following the services at the church. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions can be made to New Birth Worship Center, 1033 New Birth Dr, East Bend, NC 27018.

  • FAMILY

  • Marie Keaton, Wife
  • Michael (Cheryl) Gregory, Son
  • Nokomis (Chere) Gregory, Son
  • Randy Keaton, Son
  • Wanda K Taylor, Daughter
  • Yangita Keaton, Daughter
  • Benjamin Keaton, Brother
  • Louise Wilson, Sister
  • Shirley Imes, Sister
  • Mr. Keaton also leaves behind 13 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and many loved ones, family, and friends.
  • DONATIONS

  • New Birth Worship Center

Services

  • Viewing Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Nokomis Haywood Keaton

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Shirley Imws

August 9, 2018

what a wonderful God we have he is the father of our lord Jesus Christ the source of every mercy, and one who so wonderfully comforts and strengthen us in our hardships and trails

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