Gerald E. "Jerry" Kelly, 82 of Ramsey, Illinois, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at his home in Ramsey, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 8, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL, with Michael Plummer, Edmund Hill, Kelly Carruthers and Bob Carruthers, officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Friday, January 8, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home Ramsey, IL. Memorials: Fillmore Baptist Church and/or Bayle City Baptist Church. Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
Born February 24, 1938, in Ramsey, IL, the son of Samuel Sylvester & Lila G. (Stapp) Kelly. Married Elsie Mae Lambert on April 19, 1959 in Ramsey, IL, she passed away July 3, 2019. He worked at Crane Packing for 34 years and was affiliated with the Fillmore Baptist Church. Jerry was an avid horseman.
Survived by: Sons - Jeff Kelly & Renna, Vandalia, IL; Scott Kelly and Randy Kelly & Kim, all of Ramsey, IL; Daughter - Kim Reeder, Ramsey, IL; Fiancée - Mary Applegate, Fillmore, IL; Brothers- Bill Kelly & Jane, Indiana; David Kelly & Rose, Ramey, IL; Sisters- Patty Carruthers, Flora, IL; and Susan Johns & Leo, Stella, NC; Step-Sisters- Ruth Brackenbush, Vivian Schmid & Allen and Mary White & Howard, all of Vandalia, IL; Grandchildren - Jenna Townsend & Zach, Matt Kelly, Jessica Fulk & Zach, Jake Kelly & Ali, Jordan Brummet & Cody, Danielle Reeder, Jeffery Kelly & Jaedyn and Madison Reeder; Great Grandchildren - Kolter, Kyler, Emily, Easton, Olivia, Kade, Lillian, Ryan and Louis.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Wife; and 3 Brothers - Jim, Kenneth and Steve.
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