Obit: Stella Kelley

Obit: Stella Kelley

October 5th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Stella Mae Kelley, 87, of Hixson, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area. She was the widow of Rev. Raymond Kelley. She had worked along with her husband in various churches and for the Hamilton County Baptist Association. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.She was also preceded in death by her son, Rev. Clifford W. Kelley; brothers, Johnny Bean and Billy Bean.Survivors include her son, Joe W. Kelley, of Wildwood, Ga.; five grandchildren, Connie (Steve) Harwood, of Alpharetta, Ga., Lisa Kelley, of Stuarts Draft, Va., Barry (Anne) Kelley, of Wichita, Kan., Jeff (Kim) Kelley, of Easley, S.C and Jason (Carla) Kelley, of Easley, S.C.; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Norman and Anita Haddon, both of Winchester, Tenn.; brother, Allen Bean, of Winchester; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Rev. Jim Hixon officiating.Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.Visitation is 5 -9 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.