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Emma Thompson Kelly
Birth: Dec. 17, 1918
Statesboro
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2001
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

Singer. Born in Statesboro, Georgia, during the course of her career from the 1940s to 1980s, she was a popular singer pianist, touring and playing cocktail lounges. In the later years of her life, she was nicknamed "The Lady of 6000 Songs" by songwriter Johnny Mercer, because she could play a staggering 6,000 songs strictly from memory. She died in Savannah, Georgia, from a liver ailment. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Ross Kelly (1913 - 1983)*
 
 Children:
  Kitty Kelly Walters (1937 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eastside Cemetery
Statesboro
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 21917
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