Mrs. Eula Pearl Kelly, 81, of 2500 Bridgers Road, was brn July 31, 1936 and died Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Jessie & Mrs. Martha Lee Barton Smith; her husband: Mr. Eugene Kelly and a brother: Mr. Henry Ford Smith.
The funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Elrod Baptist Church with the Revs: Gary Chavis and Roy Locklear, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Elrod Church Cemetery.
Surviving are two sons: Mr. Jessie Allen Smith and Mr. James R. Strickland; three brothers: Mr. Charles E. Smith, Mr. John R. Smith and Mr. Darius Jacobs; a sister: Ms. Betsy R. Maynor; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; Ms. Carla Jones, a very loving niece that was there through all her sickness and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Elrod Baptist Church.