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A Celebration of Life Service for Joel "Joe" Ray Kelly, age 66, will be Saturday, August 26 at 11:00a.m. in the Bois D'Arc Baptist Church sanctuary.
He was born June 7, 1951, in Palestine to Orval and Betty Kelly and passed away August 19. He was a member of the Bois D'Arc Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Smith Kelly of Bradford; daughter, Mary Rivers (Alan) of San Antonio; sons Billy Kelly of Palestine and Tyler Avants of Brownsboro; step-daughter Christy Smith (James) of Bradford; grandchildren Gage Rivers, Haley and Austin Smith; sisters Cathy Honea, Pat Eubanks (Kenneth); brothers Mike Kelly (Bonnie) and Kevin Kelly (Vicki).
Visitation is one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the charity of your choosing.
Published on August 24, 2017
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