Faye O. Kelly

February 23, 1944May 1, 2021

Faye O. Kelly, age 77, passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 1, 2021. She was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed time with family. She retired from Knox County General Sessions Court. Faye spent her retirement years enjoying time with her Frank, often camping, gardening, finding good estate sales and auctions. Preceded in death by husband, Frank Kelly, Jr.; parents, Walter and Louise Gann; sister, Betty Underwood; grandchildren, Brandon McKinney, Ashley Mitchell, Jordyn McKinney; and her beloved pets, Dolly and Sugar. Survived by children, Tammy (Eddie) Mitchell, Laura (Darrell) McKinney, Larry (Angie) Davenport, Kristi (Kent) Altom; grandchildren, Derrin Mitchell, Megan Mitchell, Corrie McClellan, Brittani McKinney, Josh Davenport, Samantha Leadbetter, Kaitlin Graham, Kayli Altom, and Kash Altom; and several great grandchildren. The family will receive friends 5 – 7 pm Monday at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Dr. Family and friends will meet at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 12:45 pm on Tuesday for the 1 pm graveside service. Kent Altom will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, 5801 Kingston Pk, Knoxville, TN 37919 or Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021


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Tom England

May 4, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers for
you and your family.

Laura Chambers

May 3, 2021

Many happy memories working with Faye. She was a good friend and coworker. Prayers for the family.