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Marjorie M. Kelley

May 4, 1922 — April 25, 2016

Marjorie M. Kelley, 93 of Kokomo and formerly of Sharpsville died at 1:10 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living in Kokomo. She was born on May 4, 1922 in Sharpsville to Olis & Polly (Siler) Tyner. On October 12, 1940 she married William W. Kelley and he preceded her in death on October 12, 1998.

Marjorie was a beautician and housewife. She graduated from Prairie Township High School Class of 1940 and from the Fox Beauty School. Marjorie was a 75-year member of Sharpsville Order of Eastern Star, a Mother Advisor of the Order of Rainbow for Girls, and a member of the Sharpsville Methodist Church. She was an impeccable seamstress of clothing, doll clothes, and quilts. Marjorie and her husband were the owners of Shady Kennels for 51 years.

She is survived by two daughters and one son, Candace (Kelley) Howard and Gerald Williams of Indianapolis, Michael Brent Kelley and wife Linda, Sharpsville and Norie Adams, Russiaville; two sisters, Norma Jean Simpson, LaPorte and Cheryl Ann Stakelbeck, Kokomo.

Marjorie is also survived by five grandchildren, Lance Adams and wife Chrissy, Christopher Kelley and wife Christy, Robin Head and husband Bret, Eric Adams and wife Julie, Heather Terry and husband Mike; ten great-grandchildren, Tyler Adams and wife heather, Derik Adams and wife Aubrey, Bailey Kelley, Brogan Terry, Garrett Kelley, Kendall Head, Emily Terry, Regan Head, Noah Adams, Grayson Adams; four great-great-grandchildren, Brailyn Adams, Landen Adams, Cooper Adams, and Camden Adams. She was preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Joy Warner.

Funeral services for Marjorie will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Normanda Christian Church with Steve Brown presiding and burial to follow in Sharpsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday all at the church. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions made be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46240 or Kelley Historical Museum, c/o Tipton County Foundation, P.O. Box 412, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

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