Annette Andrews Kelly
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06/21/34 - 03/11/14
Ms. Kelly died on March 11, 2014 at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital from complications after surgery. Her funeral will be at the First United Methodist Church of Oakdale at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014. Reverend Mark Strickland will be officiating. Burial will be at the Hampton Cemetery in Elizabeth under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Ms. Kelly, born in Baton Rouge, was the child of Hilda Renard Andrews and Williams James "Bunk" Andrews. She attended University High School in Baton Rouge and graduated from Coushatta High in 1952. She represented Red River Parish at Pelican Girls State in 1951. Ms. Kelly graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1955.
She was employed with Louisiana State Department of Public Welfare in the parishes of St. Landry, Calcasieu, and Allen. While there she served as Welfare Visitor, Case Supervisor, and Director (Allen Parish). She was later employed as supervisor with the Louisiana State Department of Child Protection in
Allen and Beauregard parishes. She retired with thirty-one years of Louisiana State Service. She was then employed by the Allen Parish court for eleven years and was in charge of the Families In Need of Services (FINS) program.
Ms. Kelly was the mother of five children, Kae (deceased), Ken (Vicki) of Elizabeth, Patrick (Cheryl) of DeQuincy, Michael (Jacque) of Carlyss, and Maureen of Lake Charles. She also reared her grandson Chris of Sulphur. Other grandchildren are Justin and Amanda of Elizabeth, Andrew, Nicholas and Hunter of DeQuincy, Kara Ann Brady and Bradley LeJeune of Lake Charles. She is also had four great grandchildren. She is survived by her brother, Charlie wife Barbara Webb of Shreveport.
Pallbearers to serve will be Andrew Kelly, Justin Kelly, Eric Smith, Leonard King, Todd Billeaud, and Dewey Diboll.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Oakdale or the First United Methodist Children's Home.
Visitation will be in the White Oaks Memorial Chapel, Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., then on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, Oakdale.
White Oaks Funeral Home
110 S 12Th St Oakdale, LA 71463
Published in The Town Talk on Mar. 13, 2014