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1011 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605
Phone: (864) 242-1144
Fax: (864) 232-4636
Thomas Kelley

Thomas "TK" Kelley

Friday September 19, 1941 - Saturday December 1, 2018
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Mr. Thomas Kelley, 77, of Mauldin, South Carolina departed this earthly life on Friday, December 1, 2018. Mr. Kelley was born September 19, 1941, the eldest son of the late Mr. Herbert Lee Kelley and Mrs. Ruby Madison Kelley.

Tom, affectionately known as “TK”, was a graduate of Sterling High School, Class of 1959, After which he served in the United States Army from 1959-1961 and was honorably discharged after three years of service. Professionally, he worked at General Electric (GE) as a machinist for over 25 years until his retirement.

On August 20, 1968, Tom married the true love of his life, Mrs. Freddie Hall Kelley. They were married for 50 years this year. To this union, two daughters were born.

Along with his wife, Tom “TK” leaves to cherish fond memories: two daughters, Kenyetta Nicole (Travis) Smith of Simpsonville, SC and Shana LaVetta Kelley of Greenville, SC; brothers, Harold Kelley of Greenville, South Carolina and Calvin (Joaquina) Kelley, Sr., of Simpsonville, SC; sisters, Delores Keene of Mauldin, SC, Marian Kelley of Greenville, SC, and Deborah (Maxie) Devlin of Taylors, SC; grandchildren, Amari Boyd of Florence, SC, Ashton Boyd and Kennedi Boyd of Greenville, SC, Nia Smith, Jada Smith, Sean Smith, and Justin Smith, all of Simpsonville, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, other family, and friends.
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  • Service

    Saturday December 8, 2018 | 3:30pm
    Saturday December 8, 2018 3:30pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery
    140 Inway Dr
    ANDERSON, SC 29621
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    Monday, December 10,, 2018 Time: 1:00pm

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Juanita (Kelley) Bailey

Posted at 12:16am
Family, praying for God's peace, and comfort to all in this hour.

Acker Family

Posted at 02:39pm
To the Kellys from the Ackers,you have our deepest condolences. Pete never called or came home from NY unless he asked for Tom.

Acker Family

Posted at 02:31pm
To the Kellystep from the Ackers,you have our deepest condolences. Pete never called or came home from NY unless he asked for Tom.

Cousins Juanita and Carolyn

Posted at 10:23am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Angela Hall

Posted at 09:32am
Shana, Nicole and the entire KElley family my sincere condolences to you. May God grant you peace and healing during this difficult period.

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