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Visitation

Terrell Broady Funeral Home
Wednesday July 13th, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Funeral Service

Lake Providence MBC
Thursday July 14th, 2022
12:00pm - 10:00am

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Burial

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

2:00pm - 10:00am

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Visitation

Lake Providence MBC
Thursday July 14th, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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James Madison Kelley

Age 69,

Mr. James Madison Kelley was born January 6, 1953, in Lake Cormorant, Mississippi to Grady and Ethel Clark, who preceded him in death, along with his brother, Frederick. James confessed hope and faith in Jesus Christ and united with the New St. Luke Baptist Church in Jackson, TN. He later joined the Lake Providence Baptist Church, in 2001, where he continued to serve the Lord as a Deacon of the church.

 

He graduated from Delta Central High School in Lake Cormorant. He also served in the U. S. Army and retired from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), after 37 years of service. Additionally, James served as Scout Master, and later as Assistant Scout Master for Troop 621. He also worked faithfully with Lake Providence’s Youth ministry in retreats, camping, and festivals. He had a heart for mentoring and serving young people.

 

James was a faithful and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, and an all-around honorable man, and Christian servant. Everyone loved James and he blessed others with his wisdom and love.

 

 He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Patricia; Children: Michael (Denieka) Kelley, David Groves II, Brian (Lakita Gaither) Kelley, Adrienne (Kenneth) Day; Grandchildren: Kyra, Kayla, Kelsey, Brennan Kelley, Amani Gaither-Stready, Kennedy, David, Darreian, and Alaija Groves, Alayna Thornton, and Kenneth Day, Jr.; Father in law Roosevelt Sanders Sr.; Siblings: Ethel (Jerry) Young, Grady (Brenda) and Barbara Clark, Lillie (Ivory) Tripplett, Donna Cole, and Katie (David) Linson; brother in laws Roosevelt (Sherleta), Jeffery and Terry (Chandra) Sanders; sisters in law Carolyn and Tovica Sanders; Bonus daughters, granddaughters, nieces, nephews, along with a host of cousins, friends, and other relatives, including Ms. Josephine Kelley, a great friend and the mother of his sons, Michael and Brian. Visitation Wednesday 4-6pm at the funeral home. Funeral Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Lake Providence MBC 11-12 with the funeral to follow. Burial at Middle TN Veterans Cemetery 2pm.


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Carol Hamer Jul 28 2022 4:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Kelley

Leah Taylor Jul 21 2022 11:49 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Kelley

Mike and Bev Alleyne Jul 16 2022 12:31 PM

I was sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family Pat. I love you.

Queen Vaughn Jul 15 2022 5:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Kelley

George and Patricia Dunn Jul 15 2022 1:29 AM

James was a very nice and kind man. He will be missed. Praying for his family🙏🙏

Sybil Hobson Jul 14 2022 11:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Kelley

Sharon Walker Jul 13 2022 6:30 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. James was a wonderful friend to us, and we will always remember him. We are praying for you Pat and your entire family. We love you.

Cynthia Lee Jul 13 2022 6:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Kelley

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