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  • "I am sad to hear of Melissa's passing. We dated many, many..."
    - Tom Boutelle
  • "Melissa will live forever in our hearts. She was a..."
    - Dee-Etta Bochent
  • "Linda, Hilda, Cynthia and Jim Words cannot express the deep..."
    - Sara Jarrett
  • "I an very sad to read about Melissa's passing. She was a..."
    - Lyn Townsend
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    - Denise Dimbath


PLANT CITY - Melissa Ruth Kelly, 59 passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 at her home in Plant City due to cancer. She was born May 21, 1954 in Lakeland.
Melissa was a (CRNA) Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.
She was preceded by her father, Clifton M. Kelly and mother, Doris Williams Kelly.
She is survived by her sisters, Cynthia Kelly Sweat, Linda Kelly Vinesett and Hilda Kelly Aparicio; brother, Jim Kelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hillsborough County Humane Society or the Highlands County Champions for Children Foundation.
A visitation will be Sunday from 1-2 PM at the Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home at Serenity Gardens (3350 Mall Hill Drive, Lakeland, FL 33810). Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home chapel.


Published in Ledger from Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 2013
Funeral Home
Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes - Serenity Gardens, LLC
3350 Mall Hill Drive Lakeland, FL 33810
(863) 858-4474