December 22, 1942 — November 24, 2017

Diane Keenon-Grant, 74, of Sweet Home passed away Friday.

She was born in Wright City, Oklahoma to William J. and Betty (Gaskey-Maxon) Brodie.

She lived in Wright City until her family moved to Sweet Home in 1949.

Diane worked at Safeway in Sweet Home for 22 years and then transferred to Safeway in Lebanon and worked there for seven more years until her retirement in 2005.

She loved working and gardening in her yard. She enjoyed hunting and camping with her husband and friends. She also enjoyed taking historical vacations and going on cruises with her family and friends.

When it was time to relax, she would sit down in her chair and knit. She also loved to see her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they always put a smile on her face.

Diane is survived by her husband Tom Grant Jr. (Smokey) of Sweet Home; children, Karri Shipp of Springfield, Rhonda and her husband Mark Thedford of Sweet Home; siblings, Evelyn Maynard of Sweet Home, Jim and his wife Toni Brodie of Toledo; grandchildren, Cody Shipp of Miami Beach, Florida, Trevor Shipp, Brittany Dearborn both of Sweet Home, Myranda Shipp of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Larry Keenon in 1986; daughter Teresa Keenon in 1965; Mother and Stepfather Betty in 2012 and Larry Maxon in 1986; and Father William J. Brodie in 1995.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. on Friday December 1 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

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