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John “Denny” Kelly

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, MS for Mr. John “Denny” Kelly, age 60, of Wesson, MS who passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his residence in Wesson. Interment followed in Lonestar Blackjack Cemetery in Collins, MS. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss, MS was in charge of arrangements.

Reverend Terry Wallace officiated. Pallbearers were: Patrick Boone, Justin Boone, Percy (Snake) Daughdrill, Steve McLendon, Jeffrey Tisdale and Tony Moore.

Mr. Kelly was born September 4, 1956 in Prentiss, MS to John A. and Iva Lou Herrington Kelly. He was a roughneck in the oil and gas industry and a member of Lone Star Baptist Church in Collins, MS.

He is survived by; two sons, Jody Kelly of Prentiss and Brent Kelly of McComb; three daughters, Amanda Kelly of Jackson, MS, Lanell (David) Mardis of Brooklyn, MS, and Meagan Kelly of Magee, MS; nine grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews; one brother, Kenny Kelly of Laurel, MS; four sisters, Cindy (Stanley) Bolivar of Laurel, Pamela Thomas of Brookhaven, MS, Jennifer Boone of Wesson and Glenda Landrum of Wesson.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, one brother, Michael David Kelly and one sister, Carolyn J. Douglas.

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