Alma J. Kelly, 89, of Starkville, died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Starkville Manor Nursing Home.
Visitation for Alma J. Kelly will be Sunday, July 25, 2010, from 12 noon until the funeral at 2 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
The Rev. Mark Kelly will officiate the service and burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Alma Kelly was born in 1920 to Inez Cowsert and Randolph D. Jackson in Darling. She was a homemaker and formerly lived in Clarksdale for many years where she was employed by Clarksdale Laundry and Colonial Bag.
She attended McComb Baptist Church and was a member of Lyon Baptist Church..
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kelly was preceded in death by her husband, Edis C. Kelly, two brothers, Randall W. Jackson and Tilton K. Jackson and a sister, Lela Mae Partain.
Her survivors include two sons, Arthur C. “Sonny” Kelly, of Starkville, and Patrick W. Kelly, of McComb, and one daughter, Deborah M. Kelly, of Wesley Chapel, Fla. She is also survived by three sisters, Fannie Mae Butler, of Clarksdale, and Doris J. Robinson of Batesville and Beverly J. Elliott of Pontotoc.
She is also survived by six grandchildren, Davis C. Kelly of Starkville, Ann Marie Neave of Scotland, Zachary A. Kelly of Starkville, Stephanie Hughes and Patrick Randall Kelly, both of McComb and Stevie Johnston of Fort Wayne, Indiana and eleven great grandchildren.
Memorials for Alma J. Kelly may be given to the Alzheimer's Foundation.