OBITUARY

Virginia "Ginny" Kelly

July 8, 1931August 2, 2018

Virginia A. (Ginny) Kelly, loving sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on August 2, 2018.

Champion of many, Ginny was among the first women stockbrokers at Johnston, Lemon in Washington, DC in 1977. Always generous with her time and love, Ginny empowered many by being an encouraging mentor and compassionate listener. She always had a kind word. After retirement, Ginny joined the Colleyville Lions Club where she gave of her time and talents for the greater good. An avid reader, she had a life long passion for learning which she shared with all who knew her.

Ginny met the love of her life in Saigon in 1953 where she worked as a cryptographer at the American Embassy. She and Jim traveled the world, having 5 kids along the way and instilling in them the importance of family and being kind to others.

Ginny was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jim, survived by her kids, Jim, Judy, Mike (aka Doc), Chris and Liz as well as her sister, Pam, many grandchildren and great grand children. She is also survived by her faithful canine companion, CJ who has been by her side for many years.

Special thanks to Silverado Southlake and Silverado Hospice for the kindness and love and for taking such good care of Ginny.

Celebration of Life: 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Colleyville, Texas.

Donations in her memory may be made to The Colleyville Lions Club, The Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.

  • DONATIONS

  • The Colleyville Lions Club
  • The Alzheimer’s Association

Services

24 August

Celebration of Life

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Good Shepherd Catholic Church

1000 Tinker Rd.
Colleyville, TX 76034

REMEMBERING

Virginia "Ginny" Kelly

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Don Noblit

August 7, 2018

Ginny was a very special person and a "Colleyville Lion". You didn't have to ask for her to help with projects; she was already helping. She was a worker in our club and truly knew how to serve her community. She was an example to all she met. When she retired from the public eye, she still helped whenever and however she could...We need more examples like Ginny in our world! Ginny exemplified the Lion motto "We Serve!" The world is a better place because of her service. Blessings....

Kelley Fisher

August 7, 2018

I was honored to be one of Ginny’s caregivers for a couple of years. She was indeed an amazing woman, mom, grandmother, sister, friend, and one of my dearest friends I called my family. Ginny was full of life, adventurous, loving, smart, hilariously funny, full of wisdom, and adored by many. We miss you, dear Ginny. May you rest in peace. Kelley Fisher & Family

Keith Roberts

August 6, 2018

I met Ginny through the Colleyville Lions Club. Such a wonderful person, full of energy and always had a smile for everyone she met. Miss you, Ginny. Rest in peace.