OBITUARY

Virginia "Ruth" Castleberry Kelly

March 11, 1942January 1, 2019

Funeral services for Virginia "RUTH" Kelly, 76, born March 11, 1942 will be Saturday, January 5th at 1:00 pm at Gray Brown-Service funeral home with Keith Jeffers officiating. She will lie in state one hour prior to service at the funeral home, with burial at Blue Eye Cemetery in Lincoln Alabama. Family will receive family and friends Friday, January 4th from 6 to 8 pm at Gray Brown-Service funeral home.

Mrs. Kelly went to be with our Lord on January 1, 2019 at her home in Weaver. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 42 years, Sam Kelly; parents, Kelly and Lorene Castleberry; and great-grandsons, Easton and Trytin.

She is survived by daughters, Lori Blevins (Jeremy), Belinda Wyer (Michael) and Kay Earley; sons, Roy "Wayne" Batey (Michelle) and Rodger Kelly; granddaughters, Brandy Ogle (Daniel), Nichole Kelly, Kayla Earley and Kristin Pressley (Bradley); grandsons, Rodger Kelly Jr., Steven Gilliam (Kristen), Matthew Kelly, Anthony Batey, Jacob Kelly and Johnathan Austin (Linda); great- granddaughters, Kinslee Kelly, Rosalie Pressley and Hannah Austin; great-grandsons, Nathan and Tyler Cain, Hunter and Andy Gilliam, Ayden Ortiz, Corbyn Kelly, Reid Kelly and Kaiden Austin; sister, Doris Biddle; brothers, Ray Castleberry and Eddie Castleberry (Wanda); brother-in-law Jim Kelley (Amy); and several neices and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Kelly, Anthony Batey, Jacob Kelly, Nathan Cain, Tyler Cain, Steven Gilliam, Jeff Castleberry, James Biddle and Johnathan Austin. Honorary Pallbearers will be Shane Castleberry and Barry Biddle.

She worked for and retired from Calhoun County BOE Pleasent Valley HS.

Special thanks Heidi and Larry Burger; the staff of Jacksonville Hospital who treated her like a queen and gave her the best care available; and to New Beacon Hospice and her Nurse Tonya Miller and Jodi Benefield.

  • FAMILY

  • Lori (Jeremy) Blevins, Daughter
  • Belinda (Michael) Wyer, Daughter
  • Kay Earley, Daughter
  • Roy "Wayne" (Michelle) Batey, Son
  • Rodger Kelly, Son
  • Brandy Ogle(Daniel), Nichole Kelly, Kayla Earley, and Kristin Pressley (Bradley), Granddaughters
  • Rodger Kelly Jr, Steven Gilliam (Kristen), Matthew Kelly, Anthony Batey, Jocob Kelly and Johnathan Austin (Linda), Grandsons
  • Kinslee Kelly, Rosalie Pressley and Hannah Austin, Great-Granddaughters
  • Nathan and Tyler Cain, Hunter and Andy Giilliam, Ayden Ortiz, Corbyn Kelly, Reid Kelly and Kaiden Austin, Great-Grandsons
  • Doris Biddle, Sister
  • Ray Castleberry, Brother
  • Eddie Castleberry (Wanda), Brother
  • Jim Kelley (Amy), Brother-in-law
  • Several -, Nieces and Nephews

Services

  • Visitation at Gray Brown-Service Friday, January 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service at Gray Brown-Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
REMEMBERING

Virginia "Ruth" Castleberry Kelly

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Wanda Castleberry

January 2, 2019

Ruth you will be missed so much you was my sisters-in-law and I loved you very much you have the biggest heart,but you are with Sam now and you to have a ball you will be forever missed and loved.

FROM THE FAMILY