Eva Katherine Kelley, of the Magnolia Community, passed from this life on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in the LaSalle Nursing Home at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 16 days.
She was born March 7, 1929 at Nebo to the family of George Troy and Donie Hebron Breland.
Mrs. Kelley was a homemaker and member of Victory Baptist Church.
Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with the Revs. Denver McBroom and Todd Norris officiating.
Interment followed in the Magnolia Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Kelly; her parents; brothers, Junia Breland, G. T. Breland and Herman Breland; sister, Virginia Crawford; daughters, Greta M. Norris and Barbara Faye Hanner; and grandsons, Byron Norris, Jr., Jayson S. Norris and Cole Smith; step-daughter, Pam Kelley; and a step-son, Tony Kelley.