Ethel V. Kelley

April 5, 1919April 12, 2018

Ethel Viola Kelley, 99, of Falling Waters passed away on April 12, 2018. Born April 5, 1919 in Strasburg, VA. She was the daughter of Jasper and Josie Dove. Ethel was married to the love of her life Theodore Kelley for many years before his passing. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Martinsburg. Ethel loved her cats. She had many over the years that she would rescue and take care of. She will be missed by her daughter, Jane Kelley and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband Theodore; brothers: Allen Dove, Robert Dove, Bentley Dove; sisters: Nora Dove and Elizabeth Swope. Family will receive friends at Rosedale Funeral Home on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6-8 pm. A funeral service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Martinsburg on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm with Pastor James Riley officiating. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Berkeley County Humane Society in Ethel’s name. Condolences may be sent to


  • Visitation Monday, April 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Interment Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ethel V. Kelley

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Linda Kelley Clemons

April 18, 2018

So sorry for your loss Janie, Aunt Ethel was a wonderful thoughtful person. She is home with Uncle Bee now.

Frederic Kass III MD

April 17, 2018

Mrs. Kelley was a sweet woman whom I have known for many years.
I will remember her fondly. My thoughts are with her daughter, Jane.

Sandra & Ed Eckberg

April 17, 2018

Jane, Our sympathy for your hard to lose a mother......didn't realize Mrs. Kelley was 99!..remarkable! Peace and comfort in the days ahead.