74 year old Rufus Ed Kelley of Spencer and a native of the Temperance Hall Community died Monday at Generations in Spencer. He was a farmer. A graveside service will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery. Larry Steffee will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at which time the family will leave for the cemetery. Kelley was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Shelley Kelley; brothers, Elzie Kelley and Cordell Kelley; sisters, Reba Ione Young and Lorene Foster; and several other loved ones. He is survived by step-brothers, Robert Presley of Smithville and Donald Presley of Lebanon. Nieces and nephews, Robert and wife Dana Kelley of Hickman, Brenda Driver of Smithville, Jerry Foster of Smithville, Prentice and wife Jan Foster of Sparta, Randall Young of Smithville, Vicky and husband Dan Crews of Chattanooga, Larry Young of Smithville, and Garry and wife Christine Young of Smithville. The family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with expenses, in lieu of flowers. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Rufus Ed Kelley
Mar 5 2013