Mr. Donald Oris Kelley, age 76, of Del Rio passed away peacefully at his home Friday December 6, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents Andy and Myrtle Woody Kelley, brothers and sisters-in-law Andy Kelley Jr., Tom and Bernice Kelley, Elmo Kelley; Sisters and Brothers-in-law Lena and Arlie Cogdill, Leona and Willis Cogdill, Delma and Bill Rodgers, and Tula and Dawson Moore.
Mr. Kelley is survived by wife of 53 years Mary Ruth Messer Kelley, of the home; son and daughter-in-law Jimmy and Kathy Kelley, of DelRio; grandson Brandon Kelley of Knoxville; granddaughter Brandi ( Matthew )Reed of Parrottsville; special great granddaughter Bella Gibson of Newport; brothers and sisters-in-law Fred and Cora Mae Kelley, Walker and Frances Kelley all of Del Rio, and sister in Law Louise Kelley of Newport. Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, and many friends including his special fox hunting and coon hunting friends.
The funeral service will be 7:00 pm Sunday December 8, 2013 at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Maloy and Rev. Caney Caldwell officiating. Pallbearers will be his nephews Jackie Kelley, Gary Kelley, Roger Kelley, Danny Kelley, Roger Moore, L.D. Moore, Larry Moore, and Bryan Kelley. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 pm Monday, December 9, 2013 at Mulberry Gap Cemetery for the 2:00 pm interment. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 4:00- 7:00 pm at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home prior to service.