|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1915|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2006|
Funeral services for Mrs. Thelma Alice Kelley, 91, of Bradford are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Cooper Funeral Home of Athens with Mike Drinkard officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery in Bradford.
Mrs. Kelley died Sunday in Athens.
She was born Sept. 26, 1915 in Anderson County to her parents, Perry and Maggie Smith Hickman. She married Ira Kelley on April 4, 1932 and made her home in the Bois D' Arc community. Mrs. Kelley was a homemaker and worked with the family in the dairy. She enjoyed working in her yard and quilting but found her greatest pleasures spending time with her family. She was a member of the Bois D' Arc Baptist Church.
Mrs. Kelley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ira Kelley in 1979 and a son, Melva Kelley in 1988.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, David and Xan Kelley of Cayuga, Jerry and Sue Kelley of Bradford, Delores Seifest of Oregon; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and David Sellers of Cayuga; 13 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The Cooper Funeral Home visitation hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The family will receive condolences at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
(Palestine Herald-Press Dec 18, 2006)
James Perry Hickman (1888 - 1975)
Maggie Smith Hickman (1892 - 1963)
Ira S. Kelley (1912 - 1979)*
Thelma Alice Hickman Kelley (1915 - 2006)
Clara L Webb (1922 - 2002)*
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Dec 18, 2006
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