Nida Virginia Basler Keylon, age 87, of Kingston received her wings and joined her family in the house of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was born December 13, 1930 in Oakdale and has been a lifelong resident of Roane County. She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. Nida was an avid gardener who enjoyed canning and cooking. She was also a great seamstress. Nida was “Meme” to her two grandchildren and treasured every minute spent with them. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, John E. Keylon; infant son, Bobby Keylon; granddaughter, Emily Rachel Keylon; parents, Jake & Rose Basler; sisters, Joann Lamance & Lois Carter; brothers, Delbert & Johnny Basler.
Tommy Keylon & wife, Susan of Kingston
Scott Keylon & wife, Janice of Kingston
Courtney & Isaiah Keylon, both of Kingston
Sarah Foust & husband, Ray of Harriman
Ted Keylon & wife, Martha of Harriman
Several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends
Special appreciation to the caring staff at Jamestown Assisted Living and Caris Hospice for the fine care they showed to their mother during her final days.
Graveside service will be held 3:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Kingston Memorial Gardens with Rev. Kennith Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc., East TN Office, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of the arrangements.