Mary Katherine Kelley, 84 of Cottondale, formerly of Danville, Ill., passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Kelley was born in Ridge Farm, Ill., May 12, 1928 to the late James and Rosetta Gossett Williams, living in Danville, Ill., most of her life before moving to Florida. Beloved mother and grandmother, Mrs. Kelley was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Holmes County.
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Proceeded in death by her parents; husband of 59 years, R.L. Kelley, and a son, Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Kelley.
She is survived by two sons, Russell Kelley, Cottondale, and Randall Kelley and wife Linda, Alford; brother, Richard Williams and wife Cathy, Danville, Ill.; four grandchildren, Ramsey, Megan, Elisha, and Ryan, and one great grandson, Parker.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. Edward Barley officiating. Burial followed in Whitewater Baptist Church Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. In lieu of flowers family request those wishing to make memorials to Covenant Hospice 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E Marianna, FL 32446 or the
James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street
Graceville, FL 32440
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Jan. 30, 2013