Originally created 09/21/00

Mrs. Mellie Keller



CAMERON, S.C. - Mrs. Mellie W. Keller, 92, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, at Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Creston, with the Rev. Chris Arries officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Keller, a native of Creston, had retired as an elementary schoolteacher from East Orange and Cameron schools and Wade Hampton Academy. She was a graduate of Elloree High School and Winthrop College and a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, William A. Keller III, Cayce; two daughters, Maud Kissam, Creston, and Margaret K. Smith, North Augusta; and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William Adam Keller IV, Thomas Bartow Keller, Johnny Y. Smith, Luther Clarence Kissam IV, William Keller Kissam, Bryan Shamburger and David Michael Gay.

Memorials may be made to Shady Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Capers Holman, Route 1, Box 109, Cameron, SC 29030.

Friends may call at the residence of L.C. Kissam, Highway 33, Creston; and at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home, Orangeburg.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 21, 2000