Dorothy Elizabeth Benson Keller

Published 8:32 am Sunday, January 14, 2018

  • Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Benson Keller, 89, of Crestview Drive, Mocksville, died on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

    She was born Jan. 25, 1928 in Davie County to the late Felix Kimbrough and Isabelle Thomason Benson. Mrs. Keller was a member of First Baptist Church. She retired from Davie County ASCS after 30 years. Mrs. Keller enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren.

    She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lester Junior Keller; numerous brothers and sisters; and a grandson, Conlin Steed.

    Survivors: a son, Mike Keller (Linda) of Mocksville; a daughter, Jane Keller Steed (Richard) of Durham; 4 grandchildren, Angie Keller Phillips, Scott Keller (Hannah) and Parker and Connor Steed; a stepgrandson, Frank Steed (Shannon); 3 great-grandchildren, Brett and Brenna Phillips and Evie Keller; 2 stepgreat-grandchildren, William and Landon Steed; a brother, William Benson (Nancy) of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews.

    A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Shane Nixon officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

    Memorials: Mocksville Senior Living, 337 Hospital St, Mocksville.