JERRY B. KELLEY
Jerry Bradley Kelley age 71, of
Florahome, passed away, Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at home following an
extended illness. A native of Andalusia, Alabama, he had lived in
Florahome since 1968 coming from Ocala. Jerry was the owner and
operator of Traxler Peat Company since 1969. He served as a Putnam
County Commissioner from 1976 to 1982. Jerry was a member of the
Palatka Horesman’s Club and the Florida High School Rodeo
Association and enjoyed offshore fishing. He was a member of
Westside Church of Christ.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 49
years, Wylene Kelley, 2 daughters, Terri Martin-Winn and husband,
Tom of Florahome, Gena Gardner of Flagler Beach, a son, Brad Kelley
and wife, Barbara of Cincinnati, OH, a sister, Elaine K. Myers of
Palatka, 8 grandchildren, Scott Carter, Andy Carter, Jillian Martin,
Kelley Andrews, Kade Gardner, Kamron Gardner, Emma Kelley and Clara
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM,
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at College Road Church of Christ. Burial
will follow in Oak Hill West Cemetery. The family will receive
friends Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Johnson-Overturf
Funeral Home in Palatka.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or
memorial donations may be made in his name to Haven Hospice, 6400
St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177.