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Jane Lenore (Harris) Kelley

December 12, 1927 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Jane Kelley Obituary

Jane Lenore (Harris) Kelley, 96, passed away on January 12, 2024 in High Shoals, GA.

Born in Evansville, IN, on December 12, 1927, Jane was a graduate of Central High School. She married James “Jim” W. Kelley after his discharge from the Marine Corp following the end of WWII. They were married for 63 years. After his death in 2009, Jane moved to Houston, TX, and then to Athens, GA, to be close to family. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, gardening, painting and quilting – especially making baby quilts.

Jane is survived by three sons, Patrick Kelley (Sharon) of Athens, GA, Bill Kelley (Jennifer) of Bethune, SC, and Steven Kelley of Victoria, BC, Canada; three grandchildren, John, Martha, and Will; and two great-granddaughters.

Jane was preceded in death by her step-father and mother, Robert and Lena (Wimpelberg) Gabbert; her husband, Jim Kelley; and brothers, Charles and Randall Harris.

The Family will have a Small Gathering at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 15, 2024, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Fort Branch, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Smile Train at 41 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10010.

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