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Iva Joyce Keltner, 85, Columbia, KY (1934-2020)

Iva Joyce Montgomery Keltner of Columbia passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home. She was 85 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Barney Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Milltown Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday after 9amCT at the funeral home. For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines.

Born December 28, 1934, in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Joe Grissom and Marie Tuell Montgomery and wife of the late George Winfrey Keltner.

Mrs. Keltner was a member of the Milltown United Methodist Church for over 60 years and loved flower gardening and animals.

Survivors include a nephew Greg Keltner (Annette) and a great nephew; a cousin Madonna Cox; special friends Bobby Dale Sneed (Marilyn), Jackie Coffey and Nancy Hadley and her church family.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a niece Sandra Brock (Ronnie).

Pallbearers will be Glen Waltz, Tony Rodgers, Billy Coffey, Nathan Bennett, Chuck Rogers and Glen Breeding.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Iva Joyce Keltner, 85, Columbia, KY (1934-2020)

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