Thursday, July 17, 2014

My Mom's Obituary

KELLER, Ellen Jean, age 64, of Seffner, passed away on July 12, 2014. Born in Tampa on August 25, 1949, she graduated from Brewster Vo-Tech in 1967. For over 20 years she worked as an office manager and bookkeeper for auto and trucking companies in the Tampa Bay area. For the last 10 years she worked in human resources, most recently at Mental Health Clinic. An active member of the First UMC of Seffner for over 30 years, she served on various committees and as communion steward. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Packer and Helen Washburn, step-father Jack Washburn, brother Albert F. Packer, sister Helen Creamer and husband Robert Keller. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Daryl) Allen of Ocala; 3 grandsons, Parker, Wesley and Davis Allen; a sister, Nancy (Sparky) Clark of Indian Rocks Beach; a brother, Roger (Mona) Washburn of Shawnee, KS; a sister-in-law, Susan (Rich) Street of Sweetser, IN; 5 nephews: Russ, Bob and Randy Clark, Paul Perry and Matt Kindley; and other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Seffner (1310 South Kingsway Road) on Saturday, July 19th at 12pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in her memory to the First United Methodist Church of Seffner or to Moffitt Cancer Center. 

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