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Ethel Kelley

Monday, March 8, 2004

DEXTER - Ethel Virgie Kelley, 94, formerly of Bloomfield, died March 6, 2004, at her home.

Born May 27, 1909, at Clines Island, daughter of the late Ira and Lucy Stafford Young, she was a member of the Link Pentecostal Church near Bloomfield.

On Aug. 3, 1929, at Clines Island, she married Charles Kelley who preceded her in death on June 14, 1980.

Survivors include: three sons, Billy Gene Kelley of Belleview, Fla., Willard Dean Kelley of Aid and Eddie Kelley of Barnhart; three daughters, Pat Phillips of Dexter and Betty Joyce Stevens and Ellen Jane LaMar of Imperial; one brother, Everett Young of Bloomfield; and 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were two sons, Charles Kelley Jr. and Kenneth Glennon Kelley; and three sisters, Edna Moore, Ollie Hester and Edith Hester.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Boyd Brooks and the Rev. Roy Stafford will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.