Teresa ‘Joan’ Keeter Tanner, 66


DUNN — Mrs. Teresa “Joan” Keeter Tanner, 66, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Joan was born Dec. 8, 1955, in Durham County, daughter of the late, William Charles Keeter and Mary Mavoreen Massengill Mozingo.

Joan was an awesome mother and “MiMi.” She was well known in the community and loved by everybody. She would do anything in the world for anybody she met, and she loved her grandbabies.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. May 27, 2022, at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Casey officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. Friday at Knollwood Memorial Park in Clayton.

Joan is survived by her son, Trae Smith (Kim Wood) of Dunn; daughter, Jessica Tanner (Nelson Ellison) of Clayton; grandchildren, Holden Smith, Ariah Tanner, McKenzie Tanner, Nevaeh Smith, Nadia Tanner, Braxton Wood, Madison Wood, Mallory Wood, and Kenley Ellison; sisters, Debbie Parker (Matt) of Dunn and Pam Jackson (Nelson) of Dunn; brothers, Curtis Keeter of Dunn, Stacy Keeter (Marlene) of Raleigh and Jimmy Mozingo (Robin) of Erwin.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, and at other times at the home of Pam and Nelson Jackson, 81 Quarter Horse Lane, Dunn.

Memorials may be made to Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn.


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