Alberta Rose (Maynard) Kelley, 92, of Oak Hill, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1928 to Mary Saunders Maynard and Hassel “Red” Maynard, both of whom preceded her in death.
Alberta attended South Webster High School where she graduated in 1946. She was married on May 10, 1947 to Beryl Kelley of Wheelersburg, Ohio; they lived and loved for 58 years until his death in 2005. They had six children together, Ron (Rhonda) Kelley of Simpsonville, KY, Russell (Judy) Kelley of Wheelersburg, Ohio, Keith (June) Kelley of Minford, Ohio, Debbie (Bob) Bowles of Lucasville, Ohio, Marijane (Jim) Russell of Amanda, Ohio, and Kerry, (Anita) Kelley of Wheelersburg, Ohio.
Alberta was the oldest of seven children and was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth and sisters, Shirley, Ermaleen, and June. She is survived by sisters, Joyce Faulkner of Wheelersburg, Ohio and Linda (Rodger) Swan of Sugar Grove, Ohio. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private service and have a celebration of life gathering at a future date. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lewisgillum.com.