Lucy Carolyn KELLER
Lucy Carolyn KELLER
  • February 11, 1939 - April 16, 2017
  • Carrollton, Georgia

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Mrs. Lucy Carolyn Crider/Cantrell Keller, age 78, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. She was born February 11, 1939 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was very involved with her family and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, serving as a team mother for cheerleading and baseball, as well as a den mother for Scouts. She was a member of both PTA and the Booster Club. She was very active in Glen Forest Baptist Church in Mableton and Constellation Baptist Church in Carrollton. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, old movies and music.

Mrs. Keller was preceded in death by her biological parents, Cecil and Elizabeth Kalb Crider; her adopted parents, Jim Hamp and Annie Bell Hartley Cantrell; brothers, Lloyd, Billy and Ernest; and sister, Lavada Cantrell Crider and her husband, William Thomas Crider.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Keller, Sr.; son, James W. “Billy” Keller, Jr.; daughter, Brenda Ann Sheldon and husband Jimmy; two grandchildren, Brittany and husband Jay Blackerby, and Kyle Cross; three great-grandchildren, Avery Blackerby, Hunter Blackerby and Lucas Blackerby.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The funeral service will be Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Reverend Mike Powers officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Harmony Memorial Gardens in Mableton, Georgia.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to a fund for her great-grandsons, Avery, Hunter and Lucas or given to Papa.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246