Anita Denson Keltner, 94, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:15 A.M. at Summit Manor Nursing Home.
She was born June 5, 1928, to the late Luther Thomas and Elnora Beulah Ballenger Denson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Robert Keltner, her son-in-law, Terry Allen Akin, four brothers, Edwin, Marvin, Wesley and Leslie Denson and four sisters, Pearl Vaughan Miller, Margie Pickett, Ethelean Keltner and Edith Dean Denson.
Anita worked as a hairdresser after receiving her diploma from Kentucky Beauty College in 1946. She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, enjoyed keeping her granddaughters and baking chocolate pies.
Her daughter – Luanna Keltner Akin of Columbia
Two granddaughters – Stephanie Sears and her husband Adrian of Somerset, Laura Akin and her fiancé Joe Anthony of Bowling Green
One great-grandson – Jacob Allen Sears
Funeral service – Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. David Kemp and Bro. Don Neat officiating
Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Monday
In lieu of flowers, donations to WHAS Crusade for Children, Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Building Fund or Gideon Bibles would be appreciated and can be made at the funeral home.
Casket Bearers: Jim Perkins, Lyndell Picket, John Pike, Mike Rich, Phillip Watson, Danny Wilkinson
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements