2013-09-12 / Obituaries


Nell Rhee Kelley, 87, of Grove Hill died Sept. 7, 2013 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 26, 1926. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. She was a retired secretary with Blossman Gas.

Survivors include four sons, Ronnie Kelley, Little Rock, Ark., Royce Kelley, Travis (Melinda) Kelley, Keith (Dawn) Kelley, all of Grove Hill; two sisters, Lois Bennett, Von Siel Phillips; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wallace Kelley, her parents, Raymond and Ada Bell Dumas, a brother, Buddy Dumas and grandchildren, Abby Kelley, Caleb Claxton and Layla Ghabayen.

The service was Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church in Grove Hill with Revs. David Earl Jones and Carey Howard officiating. Burial was in the Union Baptist Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Kevin Kelley, Junior Kelley, Brian Kelley, Steve Kelley, Brad Kelley and Hunter Kelley.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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