Carolyn Sedberry Kelley, 79, of Hamburg, died May 7, 2020.
Mrs. Kelley was a native of Ashley County and a resident of the Promise Land community, outside of Hamburg, since 1971. She was a 1959 graduate of Portland High School and worked at the Ashley County Health Unit for 30 years, retiring in 2005.
Mrs. Kelley had a love for children and taught Sunday school for many years at Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, where she was an active member and was a member of the Lois Circle. She was an extraordinary cook and had a passion for playing the piano.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Don R. Kelley in 2014; her parents, Woodrow and Jimmie Rowe Sedberry; a brother, Buford Sedberry; a sister-in-law, Becky Sedberry; and a nephew, Davy Sedberry.
She is survived by a son, Steven Kelley of Hamburg; a special “adopted” granddaughter, Kylie Carpenter of Greenbrier; two sisters, Linda Stell of Monticello and Joanne Stone and husband, Stan, of Hamburg; two brothers, David Sedberry and wife, Cledia, of North Little Rock and Howell Sedberry and wife, Brenda, of Hamburg, several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 11 at the Promise Land Cemetery with Bro. Josh Luellen and Bro. Trey Emory officiating. Visitation will be held Monday from 1:45 until 2 p.m. at the cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, 765 Ashley Road 70, Hamburg, AR 71646.