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Tommie Joe Kelly Sr.

April 4, 1949 ~ November 20, 2022 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Obituary

Tommie Joe Kelly Sr.  was born on  April 4, 1949 to his late parents,  David Sr  and Katie Lee Kelly of Walthourville Ga.
He was preceded in the death by his parents David  and Katie Lee Kelly Sr., his son  Tommie Joe Kelly Jr., his brothers, David Jr., Leon, James, Esaw, Jerry Kelly , and 1 sister Mary Kelly Kent, and Mother in law  the Honorable Carrie Kent Brown.
 
Tommie Joe Kelly Sr. went to Liberty County High School. In June 1967,  he married  Francine Kent and to their union four children were born. He worked on Fort Stewart  as a cook for 10 years. He owned a Lawn care service business and he was a jack of all trades. Everyone could depend on him getting the job done.  He enjoyed helping people, collecting  junk and giving advice (sometimes unwanted).
 
Tommie Joe leaves to mourn his loving  wife of 57 years,  Francine Kelly and three (3) children : George (Alice Hines) Kent of Walthourville, Ga , Herbert (Jennifer) Kelly of Midway, Ga.and Shannon (Daniel Jr. ) Fleming of Midway, Ga. Brothers, David (Patricia) Kelly of Hephzibah, Ga, Emmett (Cynthia) Kelly of Lithonia Springs, Ga, Joseph (Louise) Kelly of Ludowici, Ga, and Dean Kelly of Ludowici, Ga, sisters Mae Frances (Grady) Anderson of Walthourville, Ga. Cynthia (Ronnie) Turner of Riverdale, Ga, and Josephine Epps of Disputana, VA. Sister in laws Marie Kelly of Augusta, Ga, Yvonne Kelly of Riceboro, GA , Vicky Kent of Ludowici, Ga, Irma Jean (Wille) Thomas of Augusta, Ga, Carrie Anderson of Walthourville, Marsha (Larry) Jones of Syracuse, NY, Henry Kent of Augusta, Ga,
Sadetirs Smith of Brunswick, Ga; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, niece,s nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 25, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E. Oglethorpe Hwy
Midway, GA 31320

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Holiness Church
1986 She’ll Rd
Riceboro, GA 31323

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 26, 2022

Baconton Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
20 Tibet Road
Allenhurst, GA 31301

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