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Earl Levie Keltner, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded Adair County family. He was preeded in death by his wife Bertie Price Keltner. He leaves 22 direct living descendants. He was a member of Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, a former custodian for the Adair County School System and a retired farmer
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Earl Levie Keltner, 93, formerly of the Cool Springs community, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at 4:55pmCT at Golden Living Center-Green Hill Manor in Greensburg, KY.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 11amCT/12pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Travis Keltner and Rev. Selby Coomer officiating. Burial in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery, 3400 Milltown Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Monday, September 2, 2013.

Casket Bearers: Dexter Coomer, Michael Keltner, Jeff Morrison, Wesley Coomer, Mitchell Bumpus, Blake Martin.

Earl Levie Keltner, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

He was born Saturday, July 25, 1920, in Adair County, KY, to the late Willis and Candis Coomer Keltner. He died Friday, August 30, 2013, in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 93 years, 1 months, and 5 days.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertie Price Keltner , a daughter, Ann Morrison and a grandson, Rickey Burris.

He was a member of Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, a former custodian for the Adair County School System and a retired farmer.

Survivors include:
  • Two daughters: Shirley (Selby) Coomer of Providence, KY, Pat Scott of Greensburg, KY

  • Two sons: Larry (Joyce) Keltner of Ocala, Florida; Dennis Keltner of Baton Rouge, LA

  • One brother: Dawson Keltner of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Cledus Downey of Greensburg, KY

  • Seven grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • and one great great grandchild
In lieu of flowers, donations to Tarter's Chapel Cemetery Fund would be appreciated and may be left at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Earl Levie Keltner Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Earl Levie Keltner, Adair County, KY (1920-2013)

2013-08-31 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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