Emma Jean (Cooper) Kelly, 90, Las Cruces resident since 1960, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. She was born Jan. 13, 1923 in Parsons, Kansas to John William and Almeda Cooper. She had retired after 25 years of faithful service from WSMR, as a clerk-typist, purchasing agent, contracting officer and procurement analyst. She also was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Del Rio Congregation. Mrs. Kelly will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Emma Jean is survived by her three children James and Bonnie of Las Cruces and John of El Paso, TX. She is also survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and by one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Robert A. Kelly and by her son Shawn. Funeral Services to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Getz Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Whitley officiating.Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family crematory corner of Solano and Bowman Ave., Las Cruces, NM 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to www.GetzCares.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Jan. 29, 2013
Getz Funeral Home
1410 East Bowman Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88001