Mr. Larry Wayne Kelley

Published 4:22 pm Monday, July 6, 2020

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Mr. Larry Wayne Kelley, age 80, of Valley, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Opelika. He was born on February 24, 1940, in Alabama.

Mr. Kelley is survived by his son, David Wayne (Carol) Kelley of Palm Springs, California; granddaughter, Bianca Kelley of Anchorage, Alaska; step-children, Jennifer (Steve) Lee and William Young; step-grandsons, Nicholas and Ryan Young; sisters, Patricia Jimmy Lankford, Ruby Lois Gray, and Sue May; brother, Freddie (Debbie) Kelley; nephews, Edward, Terry, Billy, Ray, Jeffrey, and Andy; nieces, Linda, Ann, and Suzette.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Maverline Kelley and Beverly Kelley; daughter, Colleen Kelley; grandson, Patrick Kelley; brother, Eddie Kelley; nephews, Michael and Chris.

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Mr. Kelley was a member of the Lanett Church of Christ and had been attending Valley Baptist Church. He retired from the U. S. Air Force after 20 years and 19 days of service during which time he served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. After his service to his country he worked for the U. S. Postal Service for 17 years and 10 months. He was a proud Alabama resident who deeply loved and cared for his family.

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 11 a.m. EST at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley. Interment will follow in Shawmut Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. EST at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

Please visit Mr. Kelley’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, to share a memory of Mr. Kelley, or to light a remembrance candle in his memory.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.