Adrianna “Anna” Keyzer
Mrs. Adrianna Cornelia “Anna” Myers Keyzer, age 61, a resident of Pantego, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Shea Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at Terra Ceia Christian School gymnasium. The service will be officiated by Pastor Garrett Sauls and Scott Askew. Lunch will be provided by Keyzer Catering at the school prior to the burial in Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington. Pallbearers will be Travis Hubers, Kevin Beasley, Tim Siebelink, Brian Bowen, Justin Van Staalduinen, John William Van Staalduinen, Brady Bell and Ulises Badillo. Honorary pallbearers will be Sandy Myers, David Myers, Kevin Keyzer, Willie Jefferson, Jim Keyzer, Joe Bowen, Bob Noble, Rich Guerico, Tony Van Vuren and Martin Gelderman.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Terra Ceia Christian School and other times at the home.
Mrs. Anna was born in Beaufort County on Oct. 16, 1957, daughter of Ellis Grey Myers, Sr. and Hillegonda “Helen” Van Wyk. She was a 1975 graduate of Pungo Christian Academy and continued her education at East Carolina University. Her working career started as a math teacher at Pungo Christian Academy and she transferred to Terra Ceia Christian School where she retired from teaching after 35 years. Mrs. Anna not only taught her students, but she also assisted in molding them for life after school by her life being an example. Her love of children led her to hold other positions at the school as the Beta Club advisor, serving on the education committee, as the school’s guidance counselor and the Senior advisor. Mrs. Anna also was co-owner/co-operator of Keyzer Catering in Pantego. She was a member of Terra Ceia Christian Reformed Church.
Surviving along with her husband Mark, of the home, are her parents, Ellis and Helen Myers, of Pantego; two daughters, Hillary K. Keyzer, of Belhaven, and Andrea Latham (James), of Bath; two brothers, Ellis G. “Sandy” Myers (Sandra), of Pantego, and David L. Myers (Rosa), of Plymouth; two sisters, Geraldine Faye Guercio (Rich), of Long Island, New York, and Brenda Jay Van Vuren (Tony), of Washington; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Oden and James Gruer, III; and her employees of Keyzer Catering, which she considered as her family. She was preceded in death by a son, Isaac Keyzer.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to Terra Ceia Christian School, 4428 Christian School Road, Pantego, NC 27860.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Keyzer family.