Originally created 12/26/05

Mr. Willis Kelley (STAPLETON, Ga.)



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STAPLETON, Ga. - Mr. Willis Kelley, 84, beloved husband of 63 years to Dorothy N. Kelley, entered into rest, December 24, 2005 at Jefferson Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at James Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bill Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in the Stapleton Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. December 26, 2005, Monday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Kelley was a member of Stapleton Baptist Church, retired Supervisor at Stapleton Garment Factory and a volunteer at the Fire Department at Stapleton Ga. He served our country in U.S. Army where he fought in WWII. Survivors include a daughter, Faye K. Pate, Gibson, Ga.; two sons, Tony (Joyce) Kelley, Stapleton Ga., David (Shirley) Kelley, Stapleton, Ga.; a sister, Martha Julia Usry, Augusta, Ga. and a brother, Lewis "Buddy" Kelley, Augusta Ga.; six grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Pallbearers are Jim Pate, Duane Usry, Clarey Kelley, Marshall Skinner, Smith Dixon, Brandon Davis and honorary pallbearers will be the Fire Department of Stapleton. James Funeral Home- Wrens, GA.

The Augusta Chronicle December 26, 2005