Lizzie Martin Kelley

Lizzie Martin Kelley

Lizzie Martin Kelley

August 14, 1928~September 20, 2021

Lizzie Martin Kelley, 93 of Crestview Florida, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, at home with her family at her side.  Mrs. Kelley was born August 14, 1928, in Escambia Farms to Jim W. and Sarah Kennedy. Lizzie was a lifelong resident of Crestview being a housewife, working with the City of Crestview, managing several gas stations & recreational halls along with her husband Junior Kelley. She was a member of Sonlight Church and being the outgoing person she was she had never met a stranger. Lizzie’s hobbies where sewing, fishing, camping, tending to her flowers in her garden, but most of all spending time with her family and friends.

Lizzie is preceded in death by her parents, Sarah Hart and James (Jim) Wright Kennedy, her first husband, Charlie Melvin Martin, her second husband, Junior Kelley, her infant daughter, daughter Arlene Chilton, sons, Carson, Cody, Michael and Charles Martin, brother Bruce Kennedy, sisters, Ilene Peak, Betty Lee and Twin sister Lily Kennedy.

Lizzie is survived by her sons, Carlos Martin, Mitchell Martin, Andy Davis, Bobby Kelley, daughters, Nadine Smith, Wanda Ratliff, Rhonda Walker, her best friend Beth Jenkins, thirty grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and numerous great great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021, beginning at 11:00 am, from the Chapel of Brackney Funeral Service, with Brother Butch Helms officiating. Burial to follow at Dorcas Cemetery, Crestview Florida. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 22nd from 10-11am.

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Brackney Funeral Service Chapel

  • September 22, 2021
  • 11;00am
  • Email Details
  • 480 E James Lee Blvd
    Crestview, Florida 32539


Brackney Funeral Service Chapel

  • September 22, 2021
  • 10:00 am -11;00 am
  • Email Details
  • 480 E James Lee Blvd
    Crestview, Florida 32539

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Donnie & Christie burns

September 22, 2021, 9:40 am

Lizzie was such a sweet woman, she will be missed. Prayers and our sympathy to all her family.

Edna Burkett

September 22, 2021, 11:21 am

May you RIP.
Prayers and sympathy for all the family.

Deniese Conway

September 22, 2021, 11:53 am

Rhonda and Nadine I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep both of y’all and your whole family in my heart and prayers.

Keritha Stover

September 22, 2021, 3:04 pm

I am going to miss you Granny Lizzie. I know you are in heaven watching over us. I love you and miss you already.

Evelyn Marks

September 22, 2021, 4:55 pm

So sorry nadine for your loss I would have been there but Richard had surgery this morning he is fine they stretched his esophagus so he can eat better will be praying for you your family

Joyce wilson

September 22, 2021, 7:49 pm

I meant her granddaughter Toni Helms at Hardee’s in 1991 and I also meant her grandmother Lizzy Martain Kelly she was a very awesome and sweet lady she had some spunk to her she was fun in the gun, I’m glad I got to meet her I will miss her lots. She will be well missed. My Condolences goes out to the family.

Patti Stewart

September 24, 2021, 8:50 am

Miss. Lizzy I felt sure you would live forever. You will be dearly missed. Your with your boys now.

Debbie Marrs

September 30, 2021, 6:08 pm


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