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Debra Mechelle Moore-Kelley

November 9, 1955 — March 15, 2022

Debra Mechelle Moore-Kelley left this life peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, March 15th 2022 with her husband, Rod, by her bedside.

Debra Mechelle Moore-Kelley was born in Nashville, Tennessee on November 9, 1955 to Catherine (Ramey) and Forrest Moore Jr. She was raised in Davidson County; Debra was educated in the Metropolitan Nashville Public School System where she graduated from East Nashville High School in 1973.She participated in band, and cheerleading during her attendance at Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. She furthered her education at Tennessee State University where she graduated with a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. 

Debra made her career at Bellsouth (AT&T) for 38 and 1/2 years, where she received numerous awards for her stellar service and dedication, and met her husband, Roderick S. Kelley. 

Debra was known for her passion for health and fitness, Travel, Music, cooking, and Fashion. She was bright, vibrant, and full of life. She always brought joy and laughter to her family, friends, and colleagues. 

With all of her passions, her greatest joy was motherhood. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving and devoted husband, Roderick Kelley; Her daughters Laurelyn and Cheldon Kelley; Her parents, Catherine (Ramey) and Forrest Moore Jr.; Older Brother, Forrest Moore III; Younger brother, Frederick Moore (Deceased); Younger Sister, Camille Moore (Michael) Smith; Aunt, Emma (Ramey) Woods (James); Uncle, Carl Moore; Uncle, Mahlon Moore (Leighla); Along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of beloved family and friends. Visitation Sunday, March 27, 2022, 3:00-4:00 with Memorial Service to follow at funeral home.

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