ADaAlice D. Keller, 82, died at 2:25 p.m. April 30, 2011, at Springview Manor.She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in East Parsonsfield, Maine, to Percy E. and Florence M. Carpenter Cross Sr., who preceded her in death. On Oct. 30, 1950, she married John C. Keller Jr., who died June 30, 1990.Mrs. Keller was a nursing assistant at Cridersville Nursing Home for more than five years, retiring in 1990. She was previously employed by St. Rita's Medical Center for 12 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, and her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed bowling and bingo. She was the last survivor of her generation.Survivors include a son, John V. (Renee) Keller, of Huntsville, N.C.; three daughters, Evelyn (Lawrence) Grace, of Lima, Diane (Bruce) Mitchem, of Lakeview, and Connie (Michael) Schwab, of Luckey; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by four brothers; six sisters; and a son, Guyerman Keller.Services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Eastside Chapel. The Rev. Howard Allison will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Mennonite Cemetery.Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice.Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
Alice D. Keller