Effie Rowell Keller

Effie Rowell Keller, 80, of Barnwell, died Feb. 12, 2009 in the Bamberg County Nursing Home.

Funeral service was held Feb. 14 at the Mole Funeral Home Chapel, Barnwell, with burial in the Barnwell County Memory Gardens (Reynolds Rd). Mole Funeral Home of Barnwell was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Keller was born Feb. 26, 1928 in Norway. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Annie Davis Rowell. She was the widow of Thomas K. "Kenny" Keller Jr. She was the receptionist for Dr. Henry W. Gibson for a number of years. She and her husband retired to Fripp Island and made their home there for a number of years. She was a member of the Carteret United Methodist Church in Beaufort. She was predeceased by a son, Jerald A. (Jerry) Keller.

Survivors include one son, Tommy (Cynthia) Keller of Barnwell; one sister, Catherine McGee of Clemson; two grandchildren and one step grandchild.