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Rayburn Blair "Ray" Kelly, Jr
Birth: 1949
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1962
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Parents:
Rayburn Blair Kelly Sr. and Allie Mae Street Kelly

Ray was the only son and third child
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Siblings:
Anne Katherine Kelly McKnatt Elam
Donna Kay "Donnie" Kelly Youngblood
Deborah Kelly Bailey Sewart Han

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Ray was a very good son, brother, uncle and friend.

He was a sick child with asthma. The doctors told his mom, he needed a drier climate. She packed his younger sister up and they went to Florida. They stayed a while and she did not see any improvements. They moved back home to be closer to the family.

When Ray was 14 years old. He needed an ear operation. They sent him home and told his mom not to let him get his ears wet.

His mother went to bed and he stayed up watching horror movies on TV. It was Halloween night. After he finished watching TV, he took a shower. He developed a staph infection from getting water in his ear. It went to his heart and he had a bad heart valve, no one was aware of. His heart gave out from the infection. Ray was only 14 years old.

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Other relatives that have since joined Ray in Heaven:

Michael Jefferson "Mike" Youngblood
Laurie Ann McKnatt Rainey
Wendy Nicole Dickens McCammon

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Please leave a flower and note for this sweet child. His mother loved him so much. In 1998, his beloved mother joined him in Heaven.


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^!^ Thank you to Medora for sponsoring Ray's memorial. You brought tears to my eyes. You have touched my heart deeply. What a beautiful Earth Angel, you are.. ^!^


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Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs,...
Record added: Dec 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23556248
Rayburn Blair Ray Kelly, Jr
Added by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy
 
Rayburn Blair Ray Kelly, Jr
Added by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy
 
Rayburn Blair Ray Kelly, Jr
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- Gerricksmom
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014

- Monika♥
 Added: Jan. 9, 2012
Since you left; the closing of another year is upon us.. Thank you for all the cherished memories; you left us, to hold close to our hearts. Until we meet again.. Peace, love and hugs,
- Brenda
 Added: Dec. 28, 2011
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