SIKESTON - Norman Kelley, 85, died July 3, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born March 4, 1918, at Morrilton, Ark., to the late John Henry and Winnie Hubbard Kelley, he was a member of the Morehouse Church of Christ and a retired farmer.
On Dec. 23, 1939, at Sikeston, he married Ola Hill, who survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Billy Kelley and Allen Kelly of Essex; four daughters, Judy Armstrong of Clarksville, Tenn., Paula Byrd of Sikeston, Pam Woolsey of Carlock, Ill., and Regina Martin of Essex; one brother, J.W. Kelley of Booneville, Miss.; three sisters, Ellen McMillan of River Grove, Ill., and Jerelene Kreykendall and Bernice Cummings of Cahokia, Ill.; and 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son, Jerry Kelley; and one brother and three sisters.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Essex Cemetery with Dale Grissom officiating.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charges of arrangements.