|Birth: ||May 30, 1954|
|Death: ||Aug. 13, 2009|
Kelly L. Pates
Kelly L. Pates, 55, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2009, at the River Oaks Hospital in Flowood.
Visitation will be held today from 5 pm-8 pm at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon and from 9 am-9:45 am Saturday, August 15, 2009, at the Wells United Methodist Church in Jackson. Funeral services are 10 am Saturday at Wells United Methodist Church with a 4 pm graveside service to follow at the Old Biloxi Cemetery in Biloxi.
Kelly was born in Biloxi and has lived in the Jackson area for the past 29 years, where he was a member of the Wells United Methodist Church. A pillar of the local music scene, Kelly played and sang for decades with his wife Jean and son, Andrew, often in support of various Metro-area charities. In the past few years, he'd discovered a passion and talent for wildlife photography, for which he won several awards.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mary Pates.
Kelly is survived by his wife, Jean Lehmann Pates of Brandon; his daughter, Katherine Combs Williams and husband, Wes of Jackson; his two sons, Andrew Lowell Pates and wife, Allison of Brandon and Adam Joseph Pates of Brandon; two grandchildren, Lily Garretson of Jackson and Jude Williams of Jackson; and two brothers, Frank Pates of Mobile, AL and John Clark Pates of Biloxi.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brandon Gideon's P.O. Box 324 Brandon, MS. 39043-0324 or the Wells United Methodist Church 2019 Bailey Ave., Jackson, MS 39213.
Frank G Pates (1920 - 1989)
Mary Verna Clark Pates (1922 - 2008)
Jean Pates Lehmann Rummel (1954 - 2015)*
Ruth Ann Pates (1946 - 1947)*
Kelly Lowell Pates (1954 - 2009)
Biloxi City Cemetery
Created by: Ron Collins
Record added: Aug 14, 2009
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