Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Obituary: Ceoda (Jack) Keltner, 87, Adair Co., KY

He was the head of a large, respected Adair County family. He leaves 47 direct living descendants. He was a member of the Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church and was a farmer

Ceoda "Jack" Keltner, 87, of the Cool Springs community, died Friday, December 25, 2009, at 11:25pmCT, at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY.

The funeral service will be Monday, December 28, 2009, at 2pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Herbert Janes and Rev. David Coffey officiating. Burial will be in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery, 4350 Milltown RD, Columbia, KY.

Ceoda "Jack" Keltner, (1922-2009)

He was born April 8, 1922 the son of the late Phipps and Lee Ella Keltner, and died December 25, 2009, in Columbia, KY at the age of 87 years, 8 months, and 21 days.

He was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church, and a farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Bell Marie Burris Keltner, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: C.R. Keltner, Columbia, KY; and Jerry Keltner, Campbellsville, KY

  • Two daughters: Becky Janes and Pam Riddle, both of Columbia KY

  • Twelve grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2009-12-26 14:57:54
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.