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MEIGS, Ga. -- J.C. Kelley Jr., 82, of Meigs, Ga. died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Camellia Gardens in Thomasville, Ga.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers will be Dylan Collins, Kyle Johnson, Alan Johnson, Justin Cannon, Ron Kelley, and Preston Kelley.
Born December 17, 1934 in Moultrie, Ga. He was the son of the late J.C. Kelley and Reba Barton Kelley. Mr. Kelley retired from the City of Moultrie as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the Latter-Day Saints.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers Ambrose Kelley, Bobby Kelley, and Clyde Kelley.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Covington Kelley of Meigs, Ga.; three children, Ronald Howard Kelley and wife Wanda of Meigs, Ga., Helen Marie Lloyd and husband Joel of Cummings, Ga., Joey Preston Kelley and wife Divina of Moultrie, Ga.; grandchildren, Stephen Ronald Kelley, Kristy Horton, Justin Lee Cannon, Kyle Johnson, Alan Johnson, Sandy Harp, Shyanne Kelley, Preston Kelley, Kipton Kelley, Dylan Gene Collins, and Scottie Allen Lee; great-grandchildren, Kylie Johnson, Parker Johnson, Barry Joiner, Noah Kirby, and Eli Cannon.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com
Published on March 18, 2017
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