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James Douglas Kelley

March 31, 1940 ~ December 7, 2017 (age 77)

James “Jimmy” Douglas Kelley, 77, of Hitchins, KY, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his residence. Jimmy was born March 31, 1940 in Carter County, KY a son of the late Wayne and Minnie DeHart Kelley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Sword Kelley; five sisters, Mary Addie White, Vella Lee Royster, Doodle Louella Tackett, Ava Sue Stone and Olena Sexton; and four brothers, Jack Kelley, Bomar Kelley, Amos Kelly, and Charles Vernon Kelley.
Jimmy was a US Army veteran who served his country honorably. Jimmy worked as a auto mechanic and as a drywall installer. Jimmy loved spending time outdoors hunting and taking care of his garden.
Jimmy is survived by his companion of 23 years, Emma Vivian Hall Kelley; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends who mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 pm Monday, December 11, 2017 at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Joe Hutchinson officiating, with Military Honors . Cremation will follow services. Visitation will be held Sunday from 6-9 pm and after 9 am Monday at the funeral home Condolences can be made to the family at

 Service Information

December 10, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Malone Funeral Home
325 Malone Lane
Grayson, KY 41143

December 11, 2017

1:00 PM to TBD
Malone Funeral Home
325 Malone Lane
Grayson, KY 41143

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