Larry Darnell Kelly

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Larry Darnell Kelly of Blytheville was born Sept. 20, 1956 in Dell to the parentage of L.C. Kelly, Sr. and Annie Mae Campbell Kelly. He was a maintenance man at Capri Apartments until he became disabled. Larry was known to friends and family as Kelly. Larry united in Holy Matrimony to Betty Jean Williams Lawson on Sept. 9, 1983. Bro. Kelly united with First Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Odale Jones. Bro. Kelly departed this life on Monday July 29, 2019, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. Kelly, Sr. and Annie Mae Campbell Kelly.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Betty J. Williams Kelly, and stepson, Anthony Q. Lawson, both of Blytheville; one brother, L.C. Kelly, Jr. of Blytheville; two uncles, Ted Kelly (Exzetta) of Tulsa, Okla., and Fred Kelly, (Beverly) of Cold Water, Miss.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and many friends.

The visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at First Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville, with the funeral immediately following at 2 p.m., Rev. Odale Jones officiating. The burial will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blytheville.

Services are provided by Wilson Funeral Home Blytheville.