Hilda was born in Detroit, Mich. on November 8, 1926 to the late Cecil Jeter and Mildred Sharpe Jeter. She and her late husband Carl, were married for over 51 years. She will be remembered as fun loving and someone who enjoyed life. She loved her family deeply and treasured time spent around the backyard swimming pool.
She is survived by her daughter, Gerry Cherry, of Paducah; her son, Johnny Keller and his wife Beth, of Paducah; her sister, Dorothy Harrington and her husband Jack, of Paducah; six grandchildren, Rachel Keller and Rachel Vandermeulen, of Paducah, Cody Keller, of Louisville, Ashley Anderson, Katie Cherry and Aaron Cherry, of Paducah; two great grandchildren, Lucas Hines and Avery Vandermeulen, of Paducah.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Keller and her parents, Cecil and Mildred Sharpe Jeter.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 7 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Terrell Lee will officiate. Burial will follow at Sharpe Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 11:00 am until service time at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Freed-Hardeman Scholarship Fund, c/o Central Church of Christ, 2201 Washington St., Paducah, KY 42003.
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