Edward L. Kelley was born in Foreman, Arkansas, on May 13, 1933, to John and Dovie Kelley.
Edward lived in Bay City, Texas for 55 years and the last year in Markham, Texas. He worked for the State Highway Department for 15 years and retired from BASF in Freeport, Texas as a millwright.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Randy Edward Kelley; granddaughter, Amanda Kay Kelley; brothers, Billy Kelley and Charles Kelley; brothers-in-law, Robert Stephens, Jessie Fair, Lindel Fair, and L. C. Jordan; and sister-in-law, Francis Jordan.
Edward is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Wilma Ruth Kelley of 65 years; daughter, Carol Crow and husband, Dick Crow; daughter-in-law, Linda Kelley; grandchildren, Heath Kelley and wife, Christina Kelley, Haley Crow and fiancé, Cory Fairbanks; great grandchildren, Brody Kelley and Briley Fairbanks; sister, Patsy Stephens; nieces, Theresa Brown and Donna Stephens; nephews, Rev. Terry Stephens, Joe Fair and Macky Fair.
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