September 11, 2015
Date of Service: September 15, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of Prayer
Mrs. Pauline Keller, 85, of Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. She was the daughter of the late George and Roxie Bunton Guinn and was born in Carter County. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Keller and a brother, Bob Guinn.
Mrs. Keller was a member of Siam Baptist Church and she also loved to quilt. She worked at the Elizabethton Senior Citizens Center for over thirty years.
Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Ronnie Keller and his wife, Connie; two daughters, Brenda White and her husband, Max; Patricia Proffitte, all of Elizabethton; eight grandchildren, Cassandra Salo, Rebecca Lavergne and her husband, Travis, Brenna Richardson and her husband, Donnie, Ronnie Keller, Jr., Johnny Proffitte, Kim Hyder and her husband, Curtis, April Ashley and her husband, Tim, Chris Proffitte; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler Salo, Bryce Richardson, Raven Proffitte, Macy Ashley, J.R. Lavergne, Austin Hyder and McKenna Richardson; four brothers, Carl Guinn, Dennis Guinn, Claude Guinn, all of Elizabethton; Dean Guinn, Hampton; and three sisters, Mary Gouge, Peggy Whitehead and Sue Stafford, all of Elizabethton; special friends, Brenda Stout, Teddy and Vernie Turbyfill and her special cousins, Thelma Cassidy, Bill Bunton, Deedee Bunton, Jean Cox and Belva Lance. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Pauline Keller will be conducted on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Riverside Chapel, of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Monday prior to the service.
The graveside service and interment will be conducted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet the family at the funeral home at 12:15 PM on Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Siam Baptist Church, 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643.