Dorothy Newsome Kelley (STAPLETON, Ga.)

STAPLETON, Ga. - Dorothy Newsome Kelley, 84, wife of the late David W. Kelley, Sr., entered into eternal rest Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held today, Monday, October 11, 2010 at 2:00PM in the James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Stapleton Baptist Church Cemetery. Born to the late Ada Bell Usry Newsome and the late Claude E. Newsome, Dorothy was a life-long resident of Jefferson County and a member of Stapleton Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing and working in her flower garden. She loved people, especially children, and had a generous spirit, always giving to others and being helpful in whatever way she could. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Dorothy was also preceded in death by her son, David W. Kelley, Jr. Her survivors include her children, Tony Kelley (Joyce) and Faye Pate (Kent); a daughter-in-law, Shirley Kelley; her sister, Ruby Hoover; six grandchildren, Ernie Kelley (Susan), Cindy Guy (Everett), Chris Kelley (Karen), Adam Kelley (Amanda), Cassie Prescott (Clay) and April Faglier (Stacy); eleven great grandchildren, Mike, Cody, Summer, Taliah, Serina, Josian, Mikayla, Shaun Allyanna, Jayna and Taylor; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be Ernie Kelley, Everett Guy, Chris Kelley, Adam Kelley, Clay Prescott and Smith Dixon. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center for their compassionate loving care. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA

The Augusta Chronicle-October 11, 2010