Nellie Burnett Keeter, 88, resident of Husley Drive, wife of Frank L. Keeter, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Hospice & palliative Care of the Piedmont.
Born on January 20, 1931 in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late Otis Edwin Sr, and Irene Edna Mace Burnett and was first married to the late Joseph Cullen Montjoy. Nellie was a graduate of Greenwood High School and spent her career with her husband Frank as vice president and secretary of Bonn Furniture Company. Upon retirement, she briefly became a postal clerk at the Northside Post Office. She was a charter member of Rice Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are three daughters, Marcia and husband Keith Devore, Cheryl and husband Harvey Talbert, Elizabeth Keeter Alexander. She is also survived by two sons, Otis Cullen and wife Barbara Montjoy, Franklin Keeter, a brother, Otis Edwin Burnett, Jr. and nine grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted 11 AM Saturday at Rice Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Alvin Hodges, Rev. Johnny Walker and Rev. Russ Shinpoch officiating. A private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W Alexander Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646