OWENSBORO, Ky. – Evelyn L. Kelley, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away July 11, 2014. She was born February 7, 1930 in Owensboro, Ky. to the late Charles L. and Mary Ella McDonald Kelley. Evelyn was a graduate of Danville High School and attended nursing school. She was a LPN for the Rodebush Veteran's Hospital and St. Vincent Stress Center.
Evelyn was a devoted Christian in spirit and action. She was the primary caregiver for her longtime companion, Shirley Ott; and had a lifelong passion of giving to others. She loved singing gospel music and baking, and was known as the "Sweet Lady."
Evelyn is survived by her primary caregivers, Connie and Patsy Kelley, Kay Kelley Gutierrez; and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Services will be at 12:00 p.m., on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Bethany Village Auguste's Cottage Memory Care Unit. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Daviess County Humane Society, 3101 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, Ky. 42301.
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