Faye Walker Keller, age 82, of Taylorsville passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 4, 1938 in Alexander County the daughter of the late Rev. J.E. Walker and Elsie Viola Richards Walker. During her career, Faye worked in the furniture Industry for Henredon Furniture and Hickory White Furniture where she retired after 25 years. She also worked for Revive in Hickory as a repair specialist. Faye was a lifelong member of Mountain Ridge Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking and was great at it. She baked cakes for weddings all over the county. Faye was a loving wife and best friend to her husband of 65 years JC Keller. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother-in-laws Atwell Pennell, Paul Keller, Edward Bare and William Keller; sisters-in-law Gail Walker, Maye Pennell, Ruby Woodring, Pauline Keller, and Louise Keller; and nephew Bradley Keller.
Those left to cherish her memory, along with her husband include her daughter Atoyia Lowman; grandchildren Chasity Woodring, Cody Sanders & Kristina, and Casey Sanders & Jessica; great-grandchildren Marianne Smith, Zoie Smith, and Cooper Sanders; sister Vivian Bare; brother Wayne Walker; brothers-in-law Tony Keller and Arthur Keller & wife Janie; along with a number of nephews and nieces and close friend Judy Garrison.
Visitation for Faye will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Alexander Funeral Service. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service in the Chapel with the Rev. Neal Walker, Rev. Mark Adams, and Rev. Allen Fox officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Anthony Walker, Joshua Huffman, Robbie Huffman, Randy Bare, Curtis Bare, and Chris Bare. Honorary pallbearers will be Dillon and Josh Norwood.
Covid 19 restrictions apply to all funeral services.