Ernest Wesley Kelley

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ernest Wesley Kelley, age 83 of Columbia died Monday, January 9, 2017 at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Kelley was a native of Maury County, and he was the son of the late Charles Thedford and Judy Sullivan Kelley. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and was retired from the Air Force after serving for 21 years.

He is survived by his wife, Rachel Beard Kelley of Columbia, three daughters, Debra Cole of Belfast, Gayla Lee of Columbia, and Julia Crane of Lewisburg, three sons, Roger Matthews of Pensacola, FL, Michael Kelley of Lewisburg, and Kenneth Wesley Kelley of Lewisburg, and sister, Elizabeth Kelley Saylors of Smyrna. Seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will be at the funeral home for visitation on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.