Laureen “Laurie” D. Kellar, age 69 of Speedwell, passed away on December 30, 2023. She was born on May 7, 1954, to the late Carl Gierhart and Roberta Gierhart. Laurie enjoyed playing the flute, sewing, and crocheting, spending time on the lake, with her family, and watching U.T. sports.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother Mike Gierhart.

She is survived by her loving husband Ron Kellar of Speedwell; children Erin Cziraki of Norfolk, VA, Suzanne Rose and husband Chris of Ohio, and Ronald David Kellar of Florida; sister Kathy Misjan and husband Ray of North Carolina; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a host of other friends and relatives.

A visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 PM on Friday, January 5, 2024, in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor Steve Evans officiating. Interment to follow the funeral service at Powell Valley Cemetery.

The family has entrusted the care of Laureen “Laurie” Kellar to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Laurie’s guest book may be viewed at