Elva Kelley, 55 - Palestine

Elva Kelley, 55 of Palestine WV passed away at his residence Sept. 21, 2012 doing what he loved providing for his family.

He was born in West Hamlin WV the son of Burley Kelley and the late Romain (Rakes) Kelley.

He loved hunting , fishing, playing cards and vacationing and playing Euker partners with Steve and Deb Payne.

He is survived by His loving wife Nora (Tomblin) Kelley; children, Kernie Sue (Chris) Deringer of Forrest Ohio, Kenneth Ray (Tiny) Kelley of Dingess WV, Kari (Stan) Kelley of Parkersburg WV, Kayla (Jon) McKee of Palestine, Nora R. Deringer-Kelley of Palestine, Debra L. Derringer-Kelley of Palestine; grandchildren, Rebeka (Beka-Boo) Michelle McKee of Palestine, Anna Bell Deringer of Forest Ohio, Daniel Lee McKee of Sycamore Ohio; 5 brothers, Clyde Delmar (Sue) Kelley of Crawley Creek WV, Raymond (Rachel) Kelley of BranchLand WV, Burley (Vickie) Kelley of Huntington WV, Floyd Kelley Wayne WV, Jerry Roberson of Alabama; 8 sisters, Donzel (Ronnie) Adams of Harts WV, Marie (Tim) Kirk Taylor of Hamlin WV, Weltha Kelley of Wyoming WV, Elzinia (Possum) Ferrell of Monaville WV, Mondella Kelley of Huntington, Kathy Townsend of Louisiana, Mary (Tubby) Workman of Branchland, Shelia (Bobby) Basadre of Chapmanville WV; mother-in-law, Kernie Carter Tomblin of Palestine; brother-in-law, Dewey R. (Sandy) Tomblin Sheffield Lake Ohio; sisters in-law, Regina (Leonard) Hallman of North Ridgeville Ohio, Tonya (Terry) Morrison of Palestine, Jody Darby of Loraine Ohio, Juanita (Richard) Cope of Palestine; Uncle William Carter of Sycamore Ohio; loved by many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.

In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by 1 niece Rhonda (Adams) Woody; 3 nephews Baby Joe Taylor, Patrick Lee Adams, and Joey Allen Taylor; father-in-law, Dewey Tomblin Jr.; and one aunt Inez.

Carter Services will be Thursday, Sept. 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Freeman Funeral Home in Chapmanville WV with the Rev Jr. Collins officiating. Visitation will be Monday, September 24 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth WV and Wednesday, September 26, from 4- 9 p.m. at Freeman Funeral Home in Chapmanville WV. Burial will follow at Carter Cemetery/Hoover of Big Harts Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent to mathenywhited.com