Paulette Kelley

Published 7:25 pm Monday, May 23, 2011

May 22, 2011

Paulette Kelley, 63, departed this life on Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the home of her sister in Ahoskie, N.C. She was a native of Suffolk and the daughter of the late W. Ralph and Thelma C. Kelley. She was also predeceased by her brother, W. Ralph Kelley Jr.

Paulette Kelley

She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Suffolk, and Virginia Union University. She retired from the Newport News School System. Most recently, Miss Kelley was a greeter at the College Drive Walmart in Suffolk.

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She is survived by one sister, Vicky K. James (Loyal), of Ahoskie; four brothers, Clifton E. Kelley, Alvin T. Kelley (Linda), Ronald M. Kelley (Gail), all of Richmond, Gerald O. Kelley (Irene), of Columbia, S.C.; one aunt, Jean C. Cobb; three uncles, Robert J. Kelley, Jordan Copeland and Marvin Copeland; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Metropolitan Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements.