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February 20, 2014

Dorothy Flippo Kelley

TIFTON — On Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 19, 2014, the Lord reached down with loving hands and lifted up His daughter, Dorothy Flippo Kelley. She went to be with her beloved husband, Nathaniel Hale Kelley and son, Stacey Kelley. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at  First Baptist Church of Ty Ty. The Rev. Jim Duggan will officiate with burial to follow at the First Baptist Church of Ty Ty Cemetery. Dalton Edge, David Edge, Cody Kelley, Casey Kelley, Twiggs Kelley and Austin Kelley will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of the service at First Baptist Church of Ty Ty.

Mrs. Kelley was born May 5, 1928 in Guin, Ala. and was the daughter of Marvie Clark Flippo and Donnie Maddox Flippo, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of  First Baptist Church of Ty Ty. She also worked with children at Peace Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Kelley is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Larry A. and Pamela Kelley of Leesburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Jim Griffiths of Georgetown and Trena and Randy Mask of Macon; one brother, Wyman Flippo of Tifton; two sisters, Mary Gay Whitley of Ty Ty and Opal Wood of Oakfield; nine grandchildren, Dana Mitchell, Casey Kelley, Brooke Fowler, Cody Kelley, Angie Dedge, Candace Boggs, Austin Kelley, David Edge and Kelley Tovar; and 18 great-grandchildren, Dalton Dedge, Tyler Spurlock, Cole Spurlock, Cheyenne Boggs, Nathan Kelley, Jace Kelley, Heather Atkinson, Jonathan Atkinson, Rilynn Kelley, Cason Kelley,  Lauren King, Ryan King, Cailyn Anderson, Emily Anderson, Peyton Hocker, Abigail Mitchell,  Dylan Fowler and Paige Tovar.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, South Georgia Region, 225 East Second Street, Tifton, GA 31794.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.

Services for the Kelley family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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