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Nellie (Finn) Keltner

July 1, 1938 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 79)

Nellie Elizabeth Keltner, 79, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:37 P.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

She was born July 1, 1938, in Green County, to the late William and Katie Blaydes Finn.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death an infant son, one sister; Lee Jean Antle and two great-granddaughters; Abby and Gabby Burton

Survivors include:

Two daughters & sons-in-law – Rhonda and Louis Smith of Columbia, Melissa and Doyle Stearns of Greensburg

One sister – Martha Ann Finn Mullins of North Carolina

The joy of her life, her grandchildren – Karen Darnell (Adam), Daniel Smith (Jeannie), Brandy Smith Loy (Thomas Long), Laura Akers (Jason)

Her greatest joy, her great-grandchildren – Anthony, Halle, Joshua and Zach Burton, Evan, Kinley and Carson Darnell, Isaac Smith and Kylee Akers

One great-grandson – Bentley Burton

Two nephews, one niece and several other relatives and friends

Graveside service – Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. at Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Keith officiating

Burial to follow

At Nellie’s request, there will be no visitation at the funeral home

Grandchildren will serve as Casket Bearers

In lieu of flowers, donations to Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery would be appreciated.  These can be mailed to Ann Smith, 55 Portland Road, Columbia, KY  42728 or left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


 Service Information

Graveside Service
November 19, 2017

1:30 PM
Tarter's Chapel Cemetery
Milltown Road
Columbia, KY 42728

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