August 26, 1925 - March 27, 2018
Big Stone Gap, VA Mrs. Lucy Angeline Scott Kelly, 92, a resident of Melbourne, FL, since 1958, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Born August 26, 1925, in the Seminary community of Lee County, she was the daughter of the late, Ulysses Grant Scott and Etta Belle Wilson Scott; she had lived in Seminary, Big Stone Gap, Kingsport, TN and Melbourne, FL. Lucy held membership in the United Methodist Church wherever she lived. She attended Dryden High School and completed her education to become an executive secretary in the Brevard County School System in Florida. She retired with honors after 25 years of distinguished service. Following her retirement, Lucy and Roy were employed by the National Park Service at Mammoth Cave, KY, where both were honored as Kentucky Colonels by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Roy Kelly, Sr.; her only son, James “Jim” Roy Kelly, Jr.; her parents; a sister, Mary Geneva Gilley; and a brother, Kermit Wilson Gilley. Survivors include a sister, Billie Jean Scott of Big Stone Gap; daughter-in-law, Judith Ann Kelly of Cincinnati, OH; three grandchildren, Jeffery Scott Kelly (Tiffany), Jill Ann Neat (Denny), and Jason Grant Kelly (Kim), all Cincinnati; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Ann, Jacob Austin, Sydney Jean, Nathaniel James, Abigail Lynn, Ryder James, Molly Ann, Lindee Mae, Crissy, and Justice; others include several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends in Florida and the local area. Lucy was a loving, kind, generous, and cheerful person who enjoyed people and God’s blessings of life. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Seminary United Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in the church sanctuary with the Rev. Barry Sarver officiating. Burial will follow in the Glencoe Cemetery in Big Stone Gap. Grandsons, great grandsons and friends will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneral home.com. Holding Funeral Home in Big Stone Gap is serving Mrs. Kelly’s family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Mrs. Lucy Angeline Scott Kelly, 92, a resident of Melbourne, FL, since 1958, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Born August 26, 1925, in the Seminary community of Lee County, she was the daughter of the late, Ulysses Grant... View Obituary & Service Information
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