Mrs. Lettie Pearl "Peg" Kelley of the Ozark Health and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of the Morgan Baptist Church community near Skipperville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007. She was 87. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at 11 a.m. from Morgan Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Weed officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service in Bersheba Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Thursday night from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Morgan Baptist Church Building Fund, 2585 County Road 57, Skipperville, AL 36374, or Wiregrass Hospice, Inc., P.O. Drawer 2127, Dothan, AL 36302. Mrs. Kelley was born Sept. 5, 1920, in Skipperville to the late Ralph and Pearl Hughes Stuckey. She lived all her life in the Skipperville community. Mrs. Kelley was very active in Morgan Baptist Church until her admission to the Ozark Health and Rehab Center in 2004 where she remained active in the church and other events at the center. She served her life as a homemaker, was a great wife, mother and grandmother and very committed to her family and community. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kelley was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Dorsey Kelley; sister and brother-in-law, Hattie Ruth and Woodrow Gassett; brother and sister-in-law, Cornell and Joann Stuckey; brother-in-law, Lewie Frank Trawick; and a very special niece, Nellie Ruth Gassett. Mrs. Kelley is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dorsey (Junior) and Anne Kelley of Dothan, Joe and Margaret Kelley of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren and spouses, Kathi and Brian Atkins of Montgomery, Tami and Billy Todd of Dothan, Matt and Andrea Kelley of Birmingham, Katherine and Steve Collins of Nashville, Anna and Counce Drinkard of Nashville; and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Kelley is also survived by brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Lucy Stuckey of Abbeville, and two sisters, Hazel Trawick of Clopton and Sue Stuckey of Ozark Health and Rehabilitation Center (formerly of Skipperville); several nieces and nephews. Serving as pallbearers will be Pete Gassett, Billy Ray Gassett, Charles Mitchell, Bobby Blocker, Merlin Hughes and Jeff Watson. A special thank you to the staff and management of the Ozark Health and Rehabilitation Center and particularly to the Physical Therapy staff. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark, (334) 774-4551, is in charge of arrangements.
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