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2017-10-05 / Obituaries


Josie Gay Phillips Kelley, 73, a homemaker of Sweet Water died Sept. 28, 2017 at Helen Keller Hospital. She was a graduate of the University of North Alabama and served in the US Army, as 1st Lieutenant in the WAC. She attended Aimwell Baptist Church in Sweet Water.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Kelley; parents, Asa Abner and Myrtle Phillips; stepdaughter, Ann Richardson and two brothers,

Jim Phillips and John Phillips.

She is survived by her stepchildren, Paulette Debow, Paul A. Kelley, Mike W. Kelley, Christy Moore, Teressa Kelley, Debbie Kelley, and Scott Kelley; two sisters, Ruth Phillips and Valerie Morgan; sister- in- law, Karen M. Phillips and many beloved grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services were Oct. 4 at Aimwell Baptist Church with the Rev. Don White officiating.

Burial followed at the Aimwell Baptist Church Cemetery with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

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