KELLEY, James R. 94, of St. Petersburg, went to be with his lord March 26, 2013, under the care of Hospice at Bay Pines. James served honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII
, Northern European Campaigns. He was a member of Clearview Baptist Church and ordained as a Deacon in 1995. He was a life member of the American Legion and VFW
. Survivors include his wife, Edna; daughters, Cheryl Massingill, Elaine Blake, Rhonda Sherman, Elaine Jones, Bonnie Schaffer, and Carol Friday; sister, Jessie Hipp; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 4 pm, TODAY, March 28th, at the Clearview Baptist Church, 4301 38th Ave North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713. The family will receive guests today one hour prior to service time at the church. Pastor Frank Robinson Officiating. The interment will be at 12:30 pm, Friday, March 29th, at Sarasota National Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to Clearview Baptist Church in Memory of Mr. Kelley. We love you Dad, you will always be in our hearts. Services entrusted to Richard E. Sorensen, Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home.