Doris Ruth Kelley

Doris Ruth Kelley

Doris Ruth Kelley, 85, of Crossett, passed away on September 2, 2016.

She was born on January 15, 1931 and grew up in the Milo Ccommunity.

Mrs. Kelley was a member for 53 years of the South Crossett Missionary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, worked in VBS and the Ladies Auxiliary. She dearly loved her Adult Ladies Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Bertie Pogue Craig; two brothers, Rev. Roy Craig, Doyle Craig; one sister, Edith Nell Meeks; a grandson, Ethan Brantley and a granddaughter, Amanda Paige Kelley.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, J. B. Kelley; two sons, Phillip Kelley and wife, Joyce, Greg Kelley and wife, Amanda; three daughters, Rickie Baker and husband, Jimmy, Pattie Greene and husband, Mike, Barbie Brantley and husband, Tony; six grandchildren, Lane Kelley, Paul Greene, Corey Baker, Emily Brantley, Trent Kelley, Evan Kelley; two great-grandsons, Paytin and Kaine Greene; one great-granddaughter, Katelynn Noel Kelley, along with many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on September 5, 2016 at South Crossett Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Don Justice officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Pallbearers: James Robert Meeks, Johnny Paul Craig, Roger Keith Craig, Steve Craig, Royce Young and Jimmy Pippen.