Marilyn Joyce Kelly

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Marilyn Joyce Kelly went to be with the Lord with her loving husband by her side on Sunday, January 22, 2017,.  Marilyn Joyce was an avid and active member of many service organizations.  Marilyn Joyce started her 32 years of federal service as a medical clerk then transitioned to a Military Personnel Clerk.  She faithfully served 27 of those years at the U.S. Army Child and Youth Services center as an Educational Technician where she took care of numerous "grandbabies".  Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Jefferson Burkes, Sr. and Mrs. Christine Elizabeth Varnedore, and brothers Jefferson Jr. and Larry Gleen.  Marilyn Joyce is survived by her husband, William, her daughter Jocelyn Renee (Rod), son, Kelvin Darnell (Shannon), and four grandsons, Roderick III, Reese, Benjamin and Ethan, two sisters Brenda Faye Burkes Smith (Curtis) of Chester, Virginia and Linda Gail Burkes of Columbus, Georgia; one brother Jerry Wayne Burkes of Columbus, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

The family will receive friends this evening Friday, January 27, 2016 from 6 until 8pm at Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church (GSMBC) 1556 Maple Street, Augusta, GA 30901.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at noon at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Baptist Church 2877 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 30906.   Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park 2700 Deans Bridge Road.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Marilyn Joyce Kelly Memorial Scholarship Fund at Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church.

W.H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.~~The Augusta Chronicle - January 27, 2017


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 23, 2017
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