Marie Keller

Marie Keller, age 88 of Maryville, went home peacefully Monday September 5, 2011 to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at her family home with her family by her side. She was born on March 23, 1923. She was a member of Six Mile Baptist Church. She was known to all as granny Keller. Preceded in death by husband, Earl Keller for 62 years; daughter Mary Alice Keller Sparks; grandson, Samuel Earl Sparks; father, William Floyd Hatcher; mother Margaret Alice Garner Hatcher; sister, Dorothy Jean Blair; brothers, Kenneth, Howard, and Bobby Hatcher. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Charles Brown and Minnie and Phil Lindsey; grandchildren, Terry Sparks and wife Tina, William Brown, Gary and Casey Brown, Jason and Kaci Brown, Brad and Lisa White, David and Nina White, and Tisha Sparks Housely; step grandchildren, Bennie and Tressie Nuchols, Chuck and Patti Brown Campbell, Jeff and Teresa Lindsey, Bridget Lindsey, and Michelle and Tracy Nuchols; 20 great grandchildren, 5 great great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Jackie and Eden Hatcher of Maryville, Archie and Wanda Hatcher of Marietta, GA; sisters, Roma Lois Payne, Sarah Lou Dorsey; sister in law, Bernice Keller of Maryville, special friend, Dortha Yearout and Della Chambers; many nieces, nephews, and friends. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday September 10, 2011 at Miller Funeral Home. The graveside and interment service will be held 2:30 PM Saturday at Old Piney Cemetery with Rev. Rex Everett and Rev. Charles Murrell officiating. (865)982-6041 www.millerfuneralhome.org

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