Jim KelleyApril 30, 1947 ~ April 10, 2017 (age 69)
Jim Kelley, 69, of Byhalia, Mississippi, died Monday, April 10, 2017 at the Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Kelley was a native of Hamburg and a resident for many years and resident of Byhalia, Mississippi for the past three years. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was the owner of Direct Imaging, LLC. He was a racing enthusiast and drove and owned his own race car for the past 38 years. He attended Shady Grove Church in Williston, Tennessee.
He is preceded in death by a daughter, Kristie Kelley Griffin in November of 2016; his parents, Elmer & Johnnie Mann Kelley; two sisters, Robin Kelley & Lucille Hollis and four brothers, Raymond, Lonnie, Jimmy & Ralph Kelley.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Vickie Frisby Kelley of Byhalia, Mississippi; a son, James Brian Kelley and wife, Kay, of Little Rock; two brothers, Johnny Castleberry of Monroe, Louisiana and Timmy Kelley of Hamburg; two sisters, Betty White of Monticello and Carolyn Webb of Monroe, Louisiana; three grandchildren, Danyelle, Brianna and James Matthew Kelley.
Funeral services are 2 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Artie Fulcher officiating. Burial will be in the Green Grove Cemetery outside of Strong, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Alex Hubbard, Sonny Perry, Gilberto Mondragon, Terry “Jabbo” Forsythe, Kenneth Harvey and Travis Mann. Honorary pallbearers are Dan Lippy and Dwight Armstrong. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Hospice Residence, 6416 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119.
Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.