Maggie "Micki" B. Smith
October 12, 1936 – June 1, 2018
On the cold, blustery morning of Oct. 12, 1936, Maggie (Micki) Keller made her appearance into the Roy and Beth Keller family. She was the youngest of five children and was known to take advantage of this fact.
Micki went to be with her Heavenly Father on June 1, 2018, after a courageous 20-plus year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was 81. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm at George Price Funeral Home. A second visitation will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018, from 10am to 11am at Calvary Baptist Church in Lubbock. Her memorial service will be held on June 4, 2018, at 11:00am at Calvary Baptist Church in Lubbock with Bruce Cotton officiating.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson’s of West Texas or Hospice of Lubbock.
She is survived by children Kelly Bryant (Jana) of Hattiesburg, Miss., Bear Bryant (Kathy) of San Marcos, Texas, and Melodi Stahl (Cowan) of Lubbock.
Grandchildren: Matthew Bryant (Leigh Anne) of Houston; Melissa Clark (David) of Hattiesburg, Miss.; Tara Cass (Michael) of Argyle, Texas; Rodney Dove (Whitney)of Kingwood; Tricia Edwards (Jake) of Jayton; Zaey and Zoey Quisenberry of Lubbock; Rance Quisenberry of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Amber Murken (Andrew) of San Marcos; and Dustin Bryant (Rochelle) of New Braunfels.
Great-grandchildren: Katherine and Betsy Bryant; Will Clark; Taylor, Brayden and Leanna Cass; Caleb and Hannah Dove; Landry, Norah and Bowen Edwards; Tyler and Ryleigh Murken; and Titus and Gideon Bryant.
Micki married Ted Smith on Nov. 5, 1983, in Levelland where they lived until his death in 2007. Other survivors include: Two brothers, Farris Keller of Levelland and Verdis Keller of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister Dorris Sanderson of Lubbock; and Barbara Bentley, special caregiver and friend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, sister Charlene Bentley and nephew, Verdis Roy Keller.
Micki started school in Whiteface and graduated from Levelland High School. After that, she traveled the world with her family, living first in Alaska, where she helped co-found the Cheechako Youth Football League. Other stops included Mississippi, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, The United Arab Emirates and Oklahoma on her way back to Levelland. She was employed by South Plains College for 17 years before her retirement.
- Matthew Bryant
- Rodney Dove
- Rance Quisenberry
- Brayden Cass
- Caleb Dove
- Parkinson’s of West Texas or Hospice of Lubbock
- Visitation Sunday, June 3, 2018
- Visitation Monday, June 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, June 4, 2018