Giles Kelley

                            Aged Pike County                                 
                         Citizen Died Suddenly                               
Giles Kelley, aged 95, lifelong resident of Pike county died suddenly at his 
home here Tuesday. Mr. Kelley, one of Pike county's oldest citizens and one  
of the last of the Confederate war veterans had been in fairly good health   
until his sudden death, which was contributed to an heart attack.            
Deceased died within only a short distance of the place of his birth and had 
never resided outside the county. He was a successful farmer and took an     
active interest in church and civic affairs until his advanced age           
He is survived by one brother Sam Kelley of Elk City, Oklahoma; two sisters, 
Mrs. L.J. Lamb and Mrs. E.B. Wingfield of Delight; seven sons, Barnett of    
Dumat, Oklahoma; S.C. of Delight; Giles A. of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Arlos 
of Parson, Arkansas; Harold of Nashville; Hugh of Murfreesboro and Alvin of  
California; six daughters, Mrs. Bettye Nash, Miss Maude Kelley and Mrs. N.A. 
Lamb of Delight; Mrs. W.E. McWha of Glenwood, Mrs. G.M. Parsons of Abilene,  
Texas and Mrs. Emma Slaughter of Pottsboro, Texas. He is also survived by a  
host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.  
He was Phillip Kelley('s), grandfather.                                      
Funeral services in charge of J.A. Copeland, minister Church of Christ, of   
Hope, were held at the Church of Christ here Wednesday. Burial in charge of  
the Kelley Funeral Home of Glenwood was in the local cemetery.               
                         - Pike County Tribune                               
The Glenwood Herald, Glenwood, Arkansas, March 19, 1942.                     
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