In the early morning hours of May 25th, 2023, Judith Loretta Kelley passed away peacefully at home with loved ones by her side. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Sunday May 28th at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Bankston AL with visitation prior to the service from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Her family is deeply saddened in her death.
Loretta was a private person, strong willed, yet sensitive and incredibly compassionate. She had an enormous heart and a wonderful sense of humor. Miss Loretta was generous, loyal, and brave. She will be remembered for all the love she shared with friends and family. She truly loved each one of them and if you knew her you knew it. Loretta loved family vacations to the beach and to the mountains. She loved cooking, sharing memories, and going to McDonalds to meet the gang for breakfast. Most recently she loved a Jack’s Chicken Tender dinner and a delicious chocolate shake. Loretta is survived by her daughter Suzanne Kelley Bouchillon (Husband Craig) of Melbourne FL, Daughter-in-Law Robin Stokes Kelley of Columbus GA, her grandson Benjamin Bouchillon (Wife Jennifer) of Melbourne, Christopher Kelley (Wife Vanna) of Snellville GA, and Isaac Bouchillon of Melbourne FL. Her great grandchildren Brynleigh Bouchillon and Jaxon Bouchillon of Melbourne FL. Miss Kelley is also survived by her brothers David Tyner (Wife Martha Jane) of Birmingham AL, and Joe Tyner (Judy) of Jasper AL. Sisters-in-law Joan Tyner of Bankston AL and Josephine Kelley of Tuscaloosa AL. Miss Kelley was known as Aunt Loretta to a host of nieces and nephews.
Loretta is preceded in death by the love of her life Dalton J. Kelley Sr., her son Jerome Kelley, her parents, and many other loved ones with whom she is surely rejoicing with in glory. Miss Kelley is loved and remembered by the community and her church. She will forever be missed until we meet again.
Pallbearers will be Benjamin Bouchillon, Christopher Kelley, Isaac Bouchillon, Craig Bouchillon, Temple Bowling, and Rivers Bowling.