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Lillian Kelley

Monday, September 13, 2004

DEXTER - Lillian Inez Kelley, 90, died Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.

Born Feb. 17, 1914, at Brockett, Ark., daughter of the late Grover C. and Ida Milam Terry, she was a licensed practical nurse at Brandon and Lucy Lee Hospital in Poplar Bluff. A member of the Church of Christ in Stokes, Ark., she lived in Dexter for the past six years.

On Feb. 4, 1933, at Pocahontas, Ark., she married Charles Porter Sells who preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 1952. She and Buddle Kelley were married July 29, 1975, at Piggott, Ark., and he died Aug. 22, 1989.

Survivors include: two sons, Harold E. Sells of Fredericktown and Willie "Bill" Sells of Naylor; one daughter, Doris Jordan of Dexter; one sister, Emma Lynch of Flint, Mich.; and 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Betty Thornton; two brothers, Claude Terry and Zaniel Terry; and one sister, Alma Thaxton.

Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Brockett (Ark.) Cemetery with Dale Grissom officiating.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.