Mrs. Christeen Kelly Harris, 92, passed away on Sunday evening, November 20, 2017, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington.
Born in Madison County on February 7, 1925, she was the first of 14 children of the late Morris and Bessie Ma Wilcox Kelly. Mrs. Harris worked at her mothers restaurant Ma Kellys and also for Westinghouse. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, but in later years, she enjoyed attending the Grace Chapel Wesleyan Church.
She is survived by: her daughter, Lois Holbrook (Ben) of Lexington; three brothers, Danny Dale Kelly, Wendell W.L. Kelly, and James Darrell Kelly; one sister, Patsy Pat Stamper; four grandchildren, Robbie Harris, Renee Smith, Tony Harris and Douglas Tackett; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Harris; two sons, Robert M. Harris, and Sammy Harris; a grandson, Bryn Harris; six brothers, Orville, Don, Morris Jr., Ronnie, Edward, Bill, and Connie Kelly; two sisters, Frances Portwood and Lucille Duncan.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the Richmond Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Masters officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mrs. Harris can be sent to the Grace Chapel Wesleyan Church, 136 Aspen Ave., Richmond, KY 40475.
The Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on November 20, 2017