Funeral services for Johnny R. Kelly, 76, of Jenkins, were held September 20 at Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in the Johnson family cemetery at Marshall’s Branch.
He died September 17 at Pikeville Medical Center.
A son of the late Clyde and Goldie Keel Kelly, he was a brother of the late Connie Shehee.
He was a retired coal miner, a member of the United Mine Workers of America, a U.S. Army veteran, and an honorary Kentucky Colonel.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce Senter Kelly; two sisters, Patricia Browning, Madisonville, Tenn., and Reva Murphy, Berkley, Calif.; two brothers, Orbie Kelly, Rossville, Ga., and David Kelly, Akron, Oh.; and nieces, Kathy Ison, Rita Mullins, and Sierra Fleming.