Ella Hester Kelley, 91, of Adairville, died March 18, 2013, at NCH Heath Care in Springfield, Tenn.
She was born on Dec. 21, 1921, a daughter of the late Joseph Henry Johnson and Era Deloris Johnson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kelley was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Henry Johnson.
Mrs. Kelley attended Whippoorwill Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 20 at 10 a.m. at the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Brother Tom Lawhon and Jim Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Whippoorwill Cemetery. Visitation began at the funeral home Tuesday, march 19 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, march 20 from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Pallbearers were Kris Kelley, Bradon Kelley, Wayne Durbin, Bill Henderson, A.C. Roby and Jerry Morrison. Honorary pallbearers were Brooke Kelley and Janelle Kelley
She is survived by her husband, Leroy Kelly of Adairville; her sons, Ronald and Brenda Kelly of Adairville and Dale and Tina Kelly of Portland, Tenn.; her grandchildren, Marie Durbin, Kris Kelley, Janelle Kelley, Brandon Kelley and Brooke Kelley, and her great-grandchildren, Caroline Kelley, Kolton Kelley, Cooper Kelley, Lauren Durbin and Hanna Durbin.
In Lieu of Flowers donations can be made to the Whippoorwill Cemetery Fund.