Mrs. Betty Lou Parker Keller, 77, passed away unexpectedly on November 8, 2019, at her home in Statesville, N.C.

Born on October 18, 1942, in Iredell County she was the daughter of the late Clarence Lee and Dollie Benfield Parker.

Mrs. Betty was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed helping anyone in need and going to yard sales.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by daughter, Wendy Keller Benfield; great-grandson, Lane Keller; and two brothers, Larry and Steven Parker.

Left to cherish her loving memory are her husband of 59 years, Melvin Keller; children, Dennis (Maria) Keller, Timmy (Tina) Keller and Lisa McCreary; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Ann (Tommy) Stewart; and many other loving family members.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Nicholson Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Pharr officiating. Burial will follow in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will gather and receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
If you wish you may send a memorial to Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, North Carolina 28625.

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Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.