OBITUARY

Brenda Kelly

October 22, 1941April 20, 2021
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On Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Brenda Gayle Morris Kelly, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother ("MiMi", "GiGi") and Great-Grandmother to five children, 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, passed away of natural causes at her home under the care of hospice.

Brenda was born on October 22, 1941 in Anniston, AL. She was the fourth child of seven children. She attended Tech High School in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Army Captain William H. Kelly (RET/ LTC/ DCD) August 6, 1966 in Oxford, AL at Coldwater Baptist Church. They had four daughters; Vikki, Lyn, Cathy, Lisa and one son, Kevin. She was continually active as a military wife during 20 plus years of her husband's military service in the Officer's Wives Club. She received her real estate license in the mid 1980's and became a Million Dollar agent for Century 21. After leaving real estate, she worked for the Jasmine Tea Room as a hostess. She enjoyed travel, (especially with her AKA "Thelma and Louise" or "Pete and Breezy" sister friend Pat or Patricia), flowers and time spent with family and loved ones.

Brenda was preceded in death by her father; Cecil Morris, her mother; Velma Young Morris and her husband; William H. Kelly. She is survived by her five children, sister; Patricia R. Brockman, brother; Jerry W. Morris, several cousins, nieces and nephews, grands and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 2 PM eastern standard time at Forest Lawn Funeral Home located at 5755 Mallory Rd, College Park, GA 30349.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

  • Interment

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

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Brent & Elaine Smith

May 1, 2021

Brenda was my 2nd mother. She was such a special lady. She gave me a home when I needed one, and cared for me like her own. She will be missed...and always loved.
Can't wait until I get to heaven Brenda!
We will play some more" Ship, Captain, & Crew!"
Rest in peace lovely Lady
Brent & Elaine Smith

Lisa Kelly Maness

April 29, 2021

Thank you for being a great StepMonster! I love you and will miss you dearly. You always loved entertaining and enjoyed life to the fullest. I deeply appreciate all the guidance you gave me growing up and I’m the woman I am today because of you. Until we meet again RIP.
Love your crazy step-daughter,
Lisa

Lisa Nunery

April 23, 2021

RIP Brenda!! I have loved you and your family for more than 35 years!! I admired you so much!! You loved your family and took care of yours!! Beautiful lady inside and out!!

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