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James L. Kelley, Sr.

February 5, 1931 — April 17, 2022

James L. Kelley, Sr., 91, of Cleveland passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at a local hospital. Mr. Kelley was a well known dairy farmer, he owned and operated the 76 Station and he also drove a school bus for Bradley County. He was a member of Tasso Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah and Retta Kelley; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his loving wife of 70 years, Edna Marie Kelley; children: Darline Cooper (Daniel), Barbara Goins, and Lavon Kelley all of Cleveland; grandchildren: Damion Kelley, Leah Seiberling, Joshua Kelley and Lorna Cooper; and five great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Tony Jenkins officiating. Damion Kelley, Dan Cooper, Jerald Seiberling, Joshua Kelley, David Russell, and Tony Jenkins will serve as pallbearers.

His family will receive friends from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home.

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