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Thelma L. Kelley

December 6, 1924 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 92)

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Thelma Louise Kelley, 92, of Carthage, Indiana passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Morristown Manor, Morristown, Indiana.

One of five children of Dan and Nancy Lear Roberts, Thelma was born on December 6, 1924 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

On September 26, 1945, Thelma married Clyde Junior Kelley in Brookville, Indiana.  Mr. Kelley passed away on November 29, 2010.

Thelma was a member of the Carthage Early Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children, Joseph Wayne (Wanda) Kelley of Connersville, Betty Lou Oliver of Connersville, Reverend James Darrel (Teresa) Kelley of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Michael David (Janice) Kelley of Connersville, Marilyn Faye (John) Price of Brownsburg, Indiana, Bonnie Denise (Ronnie) Isaac of Center Point, Indiana; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 65 years, Clyde Kelley; a brother, Joe King; three sisters, Elsie Mergenthal Wilson, Minnie King, and Leatha Himes; an infant son, Ricky Dale Kelley; a daughter, Naomi Ruth Blessinger; a son-in-law, Woodrow “Woody” Oliver; and a grandson, Casey Dill.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home.  Reverend James Kelley and Pastor Joe Hurst will officiate.  Burial will follow at Sims Cemetery, New Fairfield, Indiana.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  

Memorial contributions can be made to Gideons International or Fayette County Cancer Fund.  Online condolences can be made anytime at

 Service Information

October 5, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331

Funeral Service
October 6, 2017

1:00 PM
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331

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