William Kelly a native of Hohen Solms and a resident of Donaldsonville died on January 7, 2021 at Chateau D'Ville Rehab & Retirement at 3:30 am. He was 81 years old and a retired construction worker. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 60 years Ora Lee Kelly, four daughters Pricilla (Audrey) Morgan, Denise Kelly, Beverly (Tony) Henry, Jr., Karen (Gaylord) Warr, Sr., a son Donald Ray Kelly, an adopted daughter Tionne Kelly, two grandchildren he reared Tenika Kelly Joseph and Arthur Kelly, eight sisters and brothers-in-law, one brother and sister-in-law, 17 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visiting 4-6 PM on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Demby & Son Funeral Home, Donaldsonville. Visitation continues at 9 AM on Saturday, January 16 until religious services at 11 AM conducted by Rev. Willie Ford. Interment in St. Mary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Published in The Advocate from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2021.