Helen V. (Garland) Kelly

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On August 2, 2018, Helen V. Kelly (Garland) passed away at age 92, after a long journey with Alzheimers. She is proceeded in death by her loving husband, Wayman Kelly, her mother and father, 4 brothers and 1 sister. Helen leaves behind daughters, Donna Paxton (Don), Colleen Todd (Rich), grandchildren, Kelly (Lisa), Don (Angelena), Annie (Shawn), Ryan (Jenn). Great grandchildren, Graciana, Donnie, Catcher, Cadence, Libby, Michael-Patrick, and Logan. She also leaves many nephews and nieces. A special thanks to Stansberry Place for all the love and care they provided In honor of Helen please take time to go to lunch, go shopping, drink a cup of coffee, smoke a cigarette, or have a cocktail in memory of the feisty Helen we all knew and loved.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Aug. 12, 2018