Jack Edward Kelley

Published 11:27 am Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jack Edward Kelley

Jack Edward Kelley, “Kelly” “JE”, age 89, of Pelham, passed away Friday, Feb. 10.

He was one of the last World War II Veterans in Shelby County, proudly serving his country in the U. S. Navy.

He was predeceased by his son, George Kelley; daughter, Bonnie Reynolds; parents, George and Hallie Kelley and sister, Joann Gast.

His survivors include his wife of 44 years, Linda Kelley; daughters, Gerald Lynn Jared (Michael), Gayle Lovejoy, Kris Recalde (Jose), Patty Briscoe and B. J. Patterson; sons, Michael Kelley (Sandra) and Martin Kelley; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and great-great-great grandchildren.

A visitation was held Wednesday, Feb. 15, with a celebration of Kelly’s life with Navy honors that followed at 4 p.m. at Charter Funeral Home. A committal service was held Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2:45 p.m. at the Alabama National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to a charity of your choice or a domestic violence shelter such as Safe House of Shelby County.