Cover photo for Barbara J. (Mackey) Keller's Obituary
Barbara J. (Mackey) Keller Profile Photo
1949 Barbara 2023

Barbara J. (Mackey) Keller

January 28, 1949 — October 1, 2023

Wind Ridge


Barbara J. (Mackey) Keller, age 74, of Wind Ridge, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2023 at Washington Health System Greene.

Barbara was born January 28, 1949, in Garards Fort, daughter of the late Loyal and Emma Marie (Blaker) Mackey.

Barbara was a Greene County resident her whole life. She graduated from Mapletown High School in 1967. Barbara was happily married for 49 years to James “Shorty” Keller until his passing on June 5, 2016. She had draft horses when she was younger, enjoyed cooking, canning, baking, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great grandson. She would bake cookies to give out at Christmas time to her family and friends, it would take a week to deliver them all. Barbara’s final act of kindness was to give the gift of life through organ (and/or tissue) donation.

She is survived by two children, James (Joseph Ziots) Keller, of Fairbanks and Steve (Dawn Schmetzer) Keller, of Prosperity; three grandchildren, Lexi (Chad) Johnston, of Canonsburg, Destiny (Kelley Pearson) Keller, of Wind Ridge, and Sadie Keller, of Wind Ridge, great grandson, William Keller; three siblings, Jean Jackson, of Morgantown, WV, Donald (Marsha) Mackey, of Carmichael, and Linda (Lester) Miller, of Westover, WV.

At the request of the family, arrangements are private and have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

Please view and sign the online tribute wall at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara J. (Mackey) Keller, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 1089

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree