Eloise Davis Kelley, a loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020. Eloise was a resident of McDonough, GA where she had lived for the past twenty-two years. Eloise was born in Grandview, North Carolina in 1925, and was the youngest of twelve children born to Fred and Tima Ellalea Davis.
Eloise was raised in Hanging Dog and Murphy, N.C. She attended Mars Hill University. Eloise married Thomas Kelley, of Blairsville, GA, and they later made their home in Morrow, GA. Eloise retired from J.C. Penney. Eloise was a member of Sharon Church. Eloise is survived by her two children; Lea Ann Kelley of McDonough, GA, and Gary Kelley and wife Penny of McDonough, GA; grandchildren Ryan Kelley and wife Megan of Mbale, Uganda, and Rachel Moore and husband Robert Moore of McDonough, GA; and great grandchildren Audrey, Simon, Lucy and Norah Kelley of Mbale, Uganda.
Visitation will be at the Sharon Church Chapel, in McDonough, GA, on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 2 PM. A memorial service will be conducted immediately following the visitation and will begin at 3 PM, in the chapel. A brief graveside service will be conducted on Monday, February 17, 2020, at 2 PM at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery, in Murphy, N.C. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sharon Church Chapel pew fund.