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James L. Kelly

Obituary for James L. Kelly

February 21, 1924 - November 23, 2018
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 94


James L. Kelly, 94, passed away Friday evening, November 23, 2018. He was a long time Greenwood resident.

He was born February 21, 1924 in Charlotte, NC to Wade Hampton, Sr. and Nattie Lee (Lambert) Kelly. He married his wife, Frances, on April 16, 1951 in Mt. Sterling, KY. She preceded him in death October 25, 2005. Survivors include four sons, Tim (Karen) Kelly of Nineveh, Kevin (Cathy) Kelly of Indianapolis, Mark (Tamra) Kelly of Wilmington, NC; and Dan (Jackie) Kelly of Indianapolis; two daughters, Sandra Kelly of Kalamazoo, MI and Karen (Glenn) Earle of Palmetto, FL; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Wade Hampton; and three sisters, Dorothy Rue, Vera Altman, and Betty Sue Kelly.

James retired as an operations manager for AT&T after 33 years of employment.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and POW, serving in World War II.

Calling hours will be from 10-12PM, Monday, at Wilson St.Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main Street. Pastor Janelda Barnett will officiate a funeral service at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Greenwood.

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