James Kelly WALTERBORO, SC - James Lindsey "Lin" Kelly was born on Monday, July 18, 1949 in Miley, South Carolina, Hampton County. He was the youngest son of the late Mrs. Mamie Lou Mosley Kelly and James Otis Kelly. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Lin was a graduate of Colleton High School, class of 1967. Upon graduation, he enlisted into the United States Army where he served his country during the Vietnam War era. Lin was self-employed as a skilled contractor that built, remodeled and repaired homes all over the east coast. At an early age, Lin joined Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Hampton, South Carolina. His services to the church included, serving on the Trustee Board, renovating various areas of the building and maintaining the church grounds. He leaves to cherish his memories, his son, James "Lindsey" (Carmen) Kelly II of Dover DE; two daughters, Twyla Marlene Kelly of Columbia, SC and Mea Kelly of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren, Aniya Kelly, Semaj Kelly, Shamaar Wilson, Amir Kelly, and Sarah Kelly; two brothers, Jackie Kelly and Woodrow Kelly; three sisters, Delores (Jerry) Parks, Hattie Bush, and Wilma Kelly; one god-daughter, Kelly Truley; countless loving relatives and friends. Home-Going services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the edifice of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton, SC, Reverend Ephriam D. Stephens, Pastor. Public viewing will be held, 12:00 Noon-5:45 P.M. Wake service, 6:00-7:00 P.M. in the Stephens-Maree-Tracy Chapel of Serenity. Interment, Heavenly Rest Memorial Gardens, Walterboro, SC. Professional services entrusted to Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home, Walterboro, SC. "Where Dignity is the Watchword" 843-549-5933 www.stephensmareetracyfuneralhome.com Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Mar. 15, 2013