Lynda Suther Keller, 71, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on January 6, 2022. She was born on April 2, 1950, in Mooresville to Lucille Thompson Deaton and the late Robert Deaton.

Lynda retired from Davidson College after 38 years of dedicated service and continued her love of education by being a substitute teacher with the Mooresville Graded School District.

During her time off with retirement, she loved working in her yard, spending time with her family, reading her cookbooks and watching her crime shows. Her smile always lit up every room she walked in to and her positive outlook on life was contagious.

She is survived by her husband of 29 years Bob Keller; daughter, Meredith Suther Hicks and husband Landon of Morrisville, N.C.; daughter, Shawn Keller Cooper and husband Jim of Denver, N.C.; son, Lee Keller of Denver, N.C.; son, Ben Keller and wife Holly of Mooresville, N.C.; mother, Lucille Thompson Deaton of Mooresville; sisters, Debbie Brannon of Mooresville, and Shelia Atwell and husband Mike of Mooresville; brother-in-law, Donny Keller and wife Sherri of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; mother-in-law, Wylene Bailey Keller of Mocksville, N.C.; niece, Hailey Brannon of Mooresville, N.C.; nephews, Jade Brannon of Mooresville, N.C., and Phillip Atwell of Mooresville, N.C. Lynda was known as “Lala” to her eight grandchildren, Caleb Hicks, Logan Hicks, Dylan Hicks, Cannon Cooper, Sydney Cooper, Austin Keller, Millie Keller and Landry Keller.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon with a service following at 12 noon at Central United Methodist Church, Mooresville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, 5515 Security Lane, Suite 1105, Rockville, MD 20852.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Keller family. Condolences may bemade to the family at

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