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James B. Kelly

Covington, LA

James B. Kelly passed away on April 2, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of 51 years to Linda Horn Kelly. Loving father of Don Kelly and wife Donna and Melissa Kelly Lusco and husband Sal. Proud grandfather of Brooke and James Kelly and Madison and Mason Lusco. Son of the late Lucille Dumas Kelly and Rev. Henry D. Kelly. Brother of Ann Quick, Bobby Kelly and the late Edna "Sissy" Arnold, Grace Wooten and Jimmy Don Kelly. Mr. Kelly was a native of Walnut Grove, MS and a resident of Covington, LA. He served in WW II in the U.S. Army and was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He retired from M.W. Kellogg. During his career as an accountant and office manager he worked in several states, Canada and Trinidad.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 at 2:00 PM with visitation on Saturday beginning at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Mr. Kelly to be made to the or the American Parkinson's Disease Association. Please sign the online Guest Book at

Published in Clarion Ledger on Apr. 5, 2013
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