“We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8 kjv
Donna Lynn Love Kelly, age 53, 1075 Rock Creek Road, Erwin, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 15, 2013.
She was a Washington County, TN, native but lived most her adult life in Erwin, TN. She was a daughter of Larry Carlyle and Shirley F. Feathers Love, of Erwin. She was a graduate of U.C.H.S. and attended E.T.S.U.
Ms. Kelly was a homemaker and an avid animal lover. She was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church.
Donna is preceded in death by her husband, David Kelly; twin sister, Debra Love; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Edith Feathers; paternal grandparents, Earl R. and Harriet Love; and several aunts and uncles.
Other than her parents she is survived by: Daughter: Shannon Michelle Kelly Barrett and husband, Allen, of Johnson City; Precious and Beloved Granddaughter: Shelby Lynn Barrett, of Johnson City; Sister: Penny Hicks and husband, Robert, of Erwin; Brother: Tony Love and wife, Pam, of Erwin; Several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts and Uncles; Special Aunt: Joellen Tester; Special friends: Shawn and Jena Galloway, Jody Hendren, Jill McNabb Wheeler and Debbie McNabb Rogers.
The life of Donna Lynn Kelly will be remembered and honored in a funeral service at 7:00 PM Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Ninth Street Baptist Church. Reverend Darren Shelton will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Janice Johnson.
A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday at Ninth Street Baptist Church.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Evergreen Cemetery. Those who will attend are asked to meet at Valley Funeral Home by 9:30 AM to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be the Deacons of Ninth Street Baptist Church.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Donna Lynn Kelly, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin. 423-743-9187