|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2004|
Wife of W. Odell Kelley
Daughter of Robert Belve "Bob" Thompson & Carrie Otha (Lindsey) Thompson
Alice Vestal (Thompson) Kelley
Nov 14, 1918 - Jan 25, 2004
Vestal Thompson Kelley
Vestal Thompson Kelley, 85, a resident of Italy, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004. Vestal was born Nov. 14, 1918 in Brushy Prairie to Robert and Carrie Thompson. She married W. Odell Kelley on Oct. 1, 1938 in Emmit. [Emmett] She belonged to the Eastern Star in Bardwell and was a former member of the Rebekka Lodge in Waxahachie. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Italy where, along with her husband, were the oldest members of the church.
Vestal is survived by her husband of 65 years, W. Odell Kelley; sons, James A. Kelley and his wife Patsy of Kerens and Garlan G. Kelley of Italy; daughter, Sheron K. Ward and her husband, Jerry D. of Waxahachie; brother, Aubrey Thompson and his wife Betty of Italy; grandchildren, Scott Kelley and his wife Dana of The Woodlands, Jana Thompson and her husband Jeff of Dallas, Randy Ward and his wife Kristen of Midlothian and Gena Spurlock of Spring; great-grandchildren, Ryan Kelley, Catherine Kelley, Tyler Spurlock, Jake Ward, Kylie Spurlock and Jetta Thompson. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister, one sister-in-law and one brother-in-law.
The family will receive friends at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy with Mr. Walter Buchanan and Dr. G. W. French officiating. Interment will follow in the Dresden Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scott Kelley, Randy Ward, Leon Crawford, Erselle Crawford, Sam Thompson, Jeff Thompson, Mike Thompson and Eddie Thompson.
To view an online obituary or to leave the family a person tribute, please visit www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com. [link is wrong in original obituary]
Arrangements under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Corsicana Daily Sun - Jan 26, 2004
Robert Belve Thompson (1885 - 1969)
Carrie Otha Lindsey Thompson (1889 - 1973)
W. Odell Kelley (1913 - 2010)*
Annie Ruth Thompson Crawford (1911 - 2002)*
Robert Martin Thompson (1913 - 1985)*
Alice Vestal Thompson Kelley (1918 - 2004)
Created by: Pete Rost
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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