|Birth: ||May 27, 1926|
|Death: ||May 29, 2009|
Obit correction: His mother was Lucille Millay (not Bowles) Kelly; Mr. Bowles was her step-father.
Johnny Owen Kelly of Birch Tree, Missouri departed this life May 29, 2009 at his residence having reached the age of eighty-three years and two days. He was born on May 27, 1926 at Grayridge, Missouri a son to the late Lee Roy Kelly and Lucille Bowles Kelly.
Johnny served two years in the United States Army. A couple of the medals he got were the World War II Victory Medal and the "Service" Medal with 2 Bronze Stars.
In addition to his parents, Johnny was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Kelly; two sons, Roy Glen Kelly and Johnny Kelly; daughter, Sandra Sims; grandson, Tommy Sims and brother, Bud Kelly.
Those who remain to mourn the passing of his life are three daughters: Barbara Lyon and husband, George, of Dixon, MO; Patricia Robertson and husband, Charlie, of Kirksville, MO; Dorothy Faulkner and husband, Charley, of Birch Tree, MO; brother, E.W. Kelly and wife, Peggy, of Moscow Mills, MO; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, June 1, 2009 at 2 PM at the DeClue Family Chapel with Rev. Leonard Compton officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Charlie Robertson, Robbie Foster, Codey Foster, Ryan Drexler, Charley Faulkner and Jason Stone.
Interment and final prayers were held at Redbud Memorial Gardens. All arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of the DeClue Family Funeral Home.
Summersville Beacon, June 3, 2009
Eva P. Harder Kelly (1925 - 1987)
Redbud Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Jun 11, 2009
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