Jan. 28, 1924 - April 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Thelma E. Kelly, 89, of Plymouth, passed away, Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 8:50 a.m., at the Catherine Kasper Life Center, in Donaldson.
Thelma was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Russell County, Va., to McKiney and Lucille (Litton) Chaffin. Thelma and Willard “Bill” Kelly were united in marriage Sept. 26, 1947, in Virginia. Bill preceded her in death May 15, 1992, after almost 45 years of marriage.
Thelma was a familiar face to many people, in Plymouth. She, and her husband Bill, owned and operated Price’s Steak House, in downtown Plymouth, for many years. She later worked at Treat’s For Her. Thelma was a member of the Plymouth Wesleyan Church. She was a kind and sweet woman who loved her family. She knew many people and was always so friendly, asking them how they were, and how their family was. She will be missed, by her family and her many friends, who have known her for many, many, years.
Thelma is survived by her son, Michael (Donna) Kelly of Plymouth; her grandchildren, Kurt (Robin) Kelly of Plymouth, David Kelly of Indianapolis, Christine (Michael) Lope of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Robert (Claire) Kelly of Dallas, Texas; six great-grandchildren; and her brother, Jim (Betsy) Chaffin of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Kelly; her son, Robert Kelly, Aug. 23, 2012; and her brothers, Jerry Chaffin and Roy Chaffin.
Memorials may be given to:
The Marshall County Humane Society
P.O. Box 22, Plymouth, IN 46563
~PRIVATE SERVICES WERE HELD~
NEW OAK HILL CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH
~VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME~
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
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