Loran Lee Kelley, age 78 of Nashville, Ar. Passed away, Monday, May 16, 2011 at his home in Nashville. He was born October 1, 1932 in LaGrange, Arkansas to the late Jessie Monroe and Bertha Elizabeth Allison Kelley.
Mr. Kelley was a retired plumber and was a Marine during the Korean War. He proudly served his country, receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. He attended the Blue Bayou Church of Christ. He loved working in his yard, enjoyed fishing, gardening and working on engines. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Pipe Fitters Union, Local #155 in Little Rock.
Mr. Kelley was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Virginia Kelley on April 13, 2009.
1 daughter, Jackie Lynn Kelley Chandler and husband, Mike of Nashville
1 son Bill Kelley of Houston, Texas
1 sister, Cordie Roberts of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 Grandchildren, Kim Gray, and Shane Chandler
6 Great Grandchildren, Austin, Dillon, Kristine, and Peyton Chandler, Michael and Adee Foltz.
A host of other family and friends.
Graveside services will be Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 11 am. In Center Point Cemetery.