Rena Lue Kelley age 85 of Sand Fork, WV, departed this life on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston, following an extended illness.|
Rena was born July 24, 1933 in Braxton County, WV, daughter of the late Willard and Nellie Brown.
Rena was a homemaker and former seamstress at Kenney Shoe Factory in Glenville. She was a Baptist by faith, who loved caring for her family, quilting, and spoiling her grandchildren whenever possible.
In 1950 Rena was united in marriage to Wilbert Gail Kelley, who preceded her in death on November 23, 1988.
Surviving are 8 children, Ronnie Kelley and wife Betty, Loretta Clifton and husband Mike, Mary Kelley, Judy Loudin and husband Dan, Carol Adkins and husband Lee, Pat Robinson and husband Jim, Wilbert "Pete" Kelley Jr. and wife Becky, and Lea Ramsey and companion Van. Also surviving is 1 sister, Mary Hoover, 2 half sisters, Beulah Gainer and Pauline Ratcliff; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Along with her parents and husband, Rena is preceded in death by 4 siblings, Frank Conley, Lorrine Allen, Roy Campbell and Harold Campbell; and 1 grandson, Jacob Kelley.
Per her request, Rena will be cremated and the family will have a graveside service at a later date.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is honored to assist the family of Rena Lue Kelley with arrangements.