Alton Theodore Kelly

Alton Theodore Kelly, 60, of Winn Parish, passed from this life on Monday, March 31, 2014, at his sister’s home in Deville. He was born December 5, 1953 in Urania to the union  of Otho and Vaudie Meredith Kelly. He was raised in Olla, but was living in Winn Parish at the time of his death. Alton was a retired Petty Officer with the United States Navy, serving 20 years before retiring in July 1992. He served on numerous ships overseas and was also stationed at the Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois. He was also stationed in San Diego, California and was awarded numerous accommodations and medals in his career. At the time of his illness,
Alton was an assistant manager at Mac’s Supermarket in Jena. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 3, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with Rev. Denver McBroom officiating. Interment followed in
Beech Creek Cemetery near Olla under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Landon McClure. Survivors include his sister, Bessie McClure and  husband Buddy of Deville; nephew, Jason Williams and  wife Courtney, and their children, Chandler and Emilie Williams, all of Greenbriar, AR; niece, Laurie McClure of Deville; and numerous cousins. Pallbearers were Jason Williams, James Williams, Denny Boyd, Trey Mallette, Matthew Mallette, and Jimmy Brooks 
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