Villard Keller Beck

Published 7:41 am Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Villard Keller Beck, 94, of County Line Road, Harmony, died on Saturday March 31, 2018, at Gordon’s Hospice House of Statesville.

She was born July 4, 1923, the daughter of the late James Lee and Laura Jane Teague Keller. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Blum Beck; 2 brothers, Jay Lee Keller and Rex Keller; and 2 sisters, Orene Peoples and Mildred Keller.

She attended Iredell County Schools and worked for Wonder Knit as an order picker for 20 years. She was a faithful member of New Union United Methodist Church.

Survivors: her 4 daughters, Janie Spry and husband Bob, Louise Spry and husband Norman, Hilda Keaton and husband Johnny, and Lynn Hendrix and husband Mark, all of Harmony; 6 grandchildren, Billy Keaton, Michael Spry, Jeffery Spry, Amy Keaton, Sonya Spry, and  Wendy Ramsey; 9 great-grandchildren; a step-great-grandchild; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at New Union United Methodist Church.  The Rev. Eric Lineberry will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. prior to the service. A family burial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4 in the church cemetery.

Memorials: New Union UMC; or Gordon’s Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, 28687.