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Pauline Victoria Kelley

September 28, 1927 — April 3, 2017

Pauline Victoria (Rose) Kelley, age 89, of Cleveland, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 3, 2017 at her home.  Mrs. Kelley was a loving, devoted and dedicated mother and grandmother to her own family and also to the many children that she babysat through the years.  She enjoyed cooking for her family, fishing with her late husband, her flower gardens, and dancing to the songs of Elvis Presley.  She was a great cook and was particularly known for her biscuits and chocolate gravy, chicken and dumplings, and fish fries on the lake

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William T. Kelley; her parents, Albert Joe and Dora Mae Gibson-Rose; daughters, Debbie Anderson and Phyllis D. Rapier; and grandson, Damon Kelley.

She is survived by her children, Gloria Morris, Brenda Akins (Jack), and Larry Kelley; grandchildren, Dustin Morris (Andrea), Mark Choate, Tracy Kimsey, Michelle Lawson (Randy), Angela Anderson, Kelly Calhoun, Shaun Rapier, Tanya Moore (Merritt); great grandchildren, Dakota Cass, Hunter and Emma Morris, Cory Akins, Baylee Kimsey Akins, Devin Anderson, Heaven Anderson, Austin Anderson, Taylor Calhoun, Brittany Lewis (Trey), Laranda Lawson (Tanner),  Shelby Whittle, and Colby Whittle; great-great grandchildren, McKinley Lewis, Arabella Anderson and Presley Cronan; aunt, Katherine Kelley; and several nieces and nephews..  She is also survived by her very special friend and daughter in the Lord, Margaret Long.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the funeral home.  A funeral service will follow visitation at 3:00 pm in the chapel of Serenity Grissom Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Gilbert Officiating.  Interment will immediately follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Tanner Renfro, Trey Lewis, Devin Anderson, Shaun Rapier, Dustin Morris, and Colby Whittle serving as Pallbearers.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Serenity Grissom Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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