Our Mother, Mary Catherine left her home in Eggleston, Va to ascend to her Heavenly Home on May 29, 2014 at the age of almost 86 to be with her spouse, our Dad and Granddad, Robert H. Kelly, Jr., her parents and brothers and sisters. She leaves us here on earth to carry on the Kelly/Bland life as we have known it. Her surviving children and family members, Patsy K. Cherry and David of Christiansburg, Linda K. Bailey and Ted , Debbie K. Carbaugh and Mack, Gail K. Vaught and Randy, Robert Michael Kelly and Shari of Pembroke, Jeanette K. Duncan and Denny of Pearisburg, Kathy K. Stanley and John of Eggleston, Charles (Chuckie) Kelly and Sherri of Floyd. All of her special grand and great grandchildren, Tammy Link and Callie, Tanya Martin, Anna and Caden Martin, Treyvon and Darius King, Timmy Carbaugh and Tina and Jase, Kimberly Cherry, Shaun Vaught and Jesse, Aidan and Isabelle Catherine, Cody Stanley, Jonathan (JW) Duncan, Magan Kelly, Angel and Taylor, Christie and Jesse.
Several nieces and nephews. Her special daughters, Michelle Freeman, Shaena Muldoon and friends Mike and Mary Jane Carbaugh. Her telephone buddy and good friend, Ms. Evelyn Thompson, friend Ethel Bishop and her special Caregivers, Sara Givens and Haley Neel.
She was a hardworking mother dedicated to making sure all of her 8 children received a High School Diploma because she did not get to obtain that goal. She was an extremely neat housekeeper even with 8 children under foot and a marvelous cook.
Her visitation will be on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm. Funeral Service will follow on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 12 noon, both visitation and funeral will be in Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, VA. Kendall Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Our thanks and kindness is extended to our community and friends. Our Special Thanks to Good Samartian Hospice and Human Touch and Kendall Funeral Home. May God Bless Each of You. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.