Meridian Star

December 17, 2012

Imogene Kelly


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —

    NEWTON — Imogene  Kelly, 80 of Newton, Miss., died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at her residence in Newton, Miss.

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Antioch Christian Church in Hickory, Miss., with Dr. John Cash and Bro. Roger York officiating. Burial will follow in Pace Cemetery, Lake, Miss.

    Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 17, at Newton County Funeral Home South, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Antioch Christian Church prior to service. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop,  Newton, Miss., is in charge of arrangements, 601-683-2152.

    Mrs. Kelly was a member of Antioch Christian Church. She enjoyed cooking at the MS Christian Church Camp. She was devoted to her  family and she loved her grand-babies and great grand-babies.

    Survivors Include her two sons: Charles  Kelly and wife Connie, Newton, Miss., and O'Neal Kelly and wife Cathy, Newton, Miss.; six grandchildren: Amanda Garrison and husband Jamie, Little Rock, Miss., Brian Kelly and wife Samantha, Little Rock, Miss., Jennifer Palmer  and husband Newell, Newton, Miss., Steven Kelly and wife Nikki, Newton, Miss., Benjamin Kelly and wife Amanda, Newton, Miss., and Alison Crenshaw and husband Samuel, Newton, Miss.; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband: Herbert  Kelly; parents: Arthur and Lillian Jackson Pilgrim; three sisters: Alma Pickett, Dorothy Taylor, Mazelle Scarborough; granddaughter: Tara Secrist; great grandson: Tyler Garrison; and daughter in law: Pam Kelly.

    Pallbearers: Newell Palmer,  Samuel Crenshaw,  Jamie Garrison, Kris Hollingsworth, Jeremy Williams, and Archie Taflinger. Honorary: James Vance,  Seth Cash, and  Spencer Cash.

    Family and friends may sign an online guest book at www.newtoncountyfuneralhome.com.