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Howell Kelly

July 17, 1945 ~ December 26, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Howell S. Kelly, age 76, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Renaissance Terrace after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).  He was born July 17, 1945 in Rockwood and was a lifelong resident of Roane County.  He was a faithful member of Liberty Baptist Church.  He spent his working years in construction with Johnson & Galyon.  He retired from the Roane County Recycling Center.  Howell was a very friendly and giving person.  He loved his family, friends, and his church.  He also enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, hiking or anything to do with the outdoors.  Howell would say, “My life’s been full, great family, good friends, good times, and my loved one’s touch.” He was always helping people and never met a stranger. Preceded in death by his parents, C.S. and Bessie Ruth Kelly, brother, Danny Kelly.

SURVIVORS

Loving Wife of 54 years                    Gladys Clark Kelly of Kingston     

 

Daughter & Son-in-law                     Tammy & Mike Woodall of Maryville

 

Grandchildren                                    Katie Loo & husband, Austin of Blair, Nebraska

                                                              Leah Woodall of Maryville

 

Brothers                                              Franklin Kelly of Knoxville

                                                             Dennis Kelly & wife, Jenni of Rockwood

 

Many special nieces & nephews and a host of extended family and friends

 

The family will receive friends 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Liberty Baptist Church with funeral service following at 1:00 pm, in the chapel with Rev. Randy Griffis officiating and eulogies by Steve Clark and Chris Duncan. Interment will follow service at Roane Memorial Gardens.  Serving as pallbearers will be Josh, Justin, and Cody Duncan, Adam & Bryan Schubert, and Jake Watson.  In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online register book can be signed at www.Frakerfuneralhome.net.  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of arrangements.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church
205 Lawnville Road
Kingston, TN 37763

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

1:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church
205 Lawnville Road
Kingston, TN 37763

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood

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