2017-02-16 / Obituaries

Eartha Lee Kelly

Eartha Lee Kelly, a native of Coffeeville and resident of Jackson, answered the Master’s call Feb. 11, 2017 while residing at Jackson Health Care Facility in Jackson. Born Jan. 6, 1935 to Allen and Georgianna Cox Williams, she was 82 years of age. She was a member of Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God in St. Stephens, where she served on the Mothers Board before her health failed.

Eartha was an incredible cook and truly enjoyed cooking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kelly; daughter, Gracie Ann Duff; son, Horace Carmichael Jr.; and her sister, Minnie Law.

Left to cherish her memories are her devoted daughter, Minnie (Edward) Nix of Jackson; two devoted granddaughters, Sharkirra (Toney) Thornton of Silas and Eartha (Michael) Donseon of Miami, Fla.; five greatgrandchildren and one greatgreat grandchild.

Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m., at the chapel of Jackson Memorial Funeral Home, 203 East Ross St., Jackson. Interment will follow in the Lawn Haven Cemetery in Theodore, with Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directing .

Condolences to the family may be offered at www.jacksonmemorialfh.com.

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