In memory of
Diane Keller
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In memory of
Diane Keller
Diane Keller, City Council woman of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the age of 62. She was born on July 28, 1956 in Andrews, South Carolina to Walter and Lillie Brown. She graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Psychology. Diane worked in real estate for over 30 years and was the owner/broker of Endless Horizons Realty since 1994. She was an active member and held a number of important positions in Kiwanis, Florida Realtors, Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, and served on numerous committees. Diane was a committed member of her church and had a close, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She vigorously supported organizations and efforts that would help people struggling with addiction. She had a true passion for everyone she came in contact with and always encouraged those around her to push for their full potential. Diane was an avid runner and set a goal to run a 5k or half marathon in every state; she ran in forty-two states! She lived an amazing life and accomplished so much in such a short time. She was a beloved mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. Diane is survived by her fiancé, Don Cloer Jr, daughter Bridget Watson, daughter Amber Carpenter and husband Shane, son Drew Barbaresi, daughter Alexis Weeks and husband Cole Weeks. She is also survived by her grandchildren Justin Watson, Brittany Watson, Cole Watson, Sutton Carpenter, Abilene Carpenter, and great grandchildren Asher and Saylor. Survivors also include brother Bruce Brown and wife Ann, sister Sandra Williams, sister Velma Mobley and husband Sammy, sister Selma Cantley, son-in-law JD Watson, and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be a celebration of life at Emerald Coast Church Assembly of God on Thursday, September 6. Public viewing will be from 11:00am-1:00pm with the service starting at 1:00pm, followed by a burial at Beal Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Justin Watson, Cole Watson, Shane Carpenter, Cole Weeks, James Barbaresi, JD Watson, Wayne Barlow, and Flynn Morris. A reception will be held at the church in the fellowship hall following the interment. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to an organization that Diane devoted the later part of her life to, Project Hope: https://projecthoperc.com/donations/ Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com
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In memory of
Diane Keller
Diane Keller, City Council woman of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the age of 62. She was born on July 28, 1956 in Andrews, South Carolina to Walter and Lillie Brown. She graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Psychology. Diane worked in real estate for over 30 years and was the owner/broker of Endless Horizons Realty since 1994. She was an active member and held a number of important positions in Kiwanis, Florida Realtors, Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, and served on numerous committees. Diane was a committed member of her church and had a close, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She vigorously supported organizations and efforts that would help people struggling with addiction. She had a true passion for everyone she came in contact with and always encouraged those around her to push for their full potential. Diane was an avid runner and set a goal to run a 5k or half marathon in every state; she ran in forty-two states! She lived an amazing life and accomplished so much in such a short time. She was a beloved mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. Diane is survived by her fiancé, Don Cloer Jr, daughter Bridget Watson, daughter Amber Carpenter and husband Shane, son Drew Barbaresi, daughter Alexis Weeks and husband Cole Weeks. She is also survived by her grandchildren Justin Watson, Brittany Watson, Cole Watson, Sutton Carpenter, Abilene Carpenter, and great grandchildren Asher and Saylor. Survivors also include brother Bruce Brown and wife Ann, sister Sandra Williams, sister Velma Mobley and husband Sammy, sister Selma Cantley, son-in-law JD Watson, and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be a celebration of life at Emerald Coast Church Assembly of God on Thursday, September 6. Public viewing will be from 11:00am-1:00pm with the service starting at 1:00pm, followed by a burial at Beal Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Justin Watson, Cole Watson, Shane Carpenter, Cole Weeks, James Barbaresi, JD Watson, Wayne Barlow, and Flynn Morris. A reception will be held at the church in the fellowship hall following the interment. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to an organization that Diane devoted the later part of her life to, Project Hope: https://projecthoperc.com/donations/ Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com
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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Premium bouquet is approximately 22"H x 21"W.

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