Albert Edward Kelly

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Albert Edward Kelly went home to his Savior on Thursday, November 29, 2018 with his family surrounding him. Eddy was a beloved son, husband, father, father-in-law and Poppy. Eddy was born in Little Rock on October 3, 1950. After living in northeast Arkansas, Eddy called Carlisle home for more than 53 years. He deeply loved his family and his God, tirelessly farmed, and always made his way to watch his children and grandchildren in all their activities. He was a longtime member of the Carlisle school board and the local Masonic lodge.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Stratton Kelly. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Kelly and his mother, Betty Schafer both of Carlisle; his son, Stratton Kelly and his wife, Sarah of Ward; his daughter, Courtney Powell and her husband, Brian of Bentonville; his son, Jonathan Kelly of Carlisle and four grandchildren, Layton, Boston, and Haddison Powell and Liam Kelly. Other survivors include his brother, Jerry Kelly of Carlisle and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Carlisle, Arkansas under the direction of Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen with Bro. David Lee officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

10 thoughts on “Albert Edward Kelly”

  1. Ms. Betty I am so sorry to hear of Eddys passing. He now has a healed body again. May God bless & comfort you & your family.

  2. I offer my sincere condolences to the family. Eddy was very special. Our paths haven’t crossed in a number of years, but I will always remember him as the consummate high school scholar/athlete – very talented on the field as well as in the classroom. You are in my prayers.

    Ray Hedrick, CHS Class of 68

  3. Rodger Williams CHS Class of 68

    Eddy and I were not close friends but I always thought of him as an excellent student, leader, and as an honest and admirable classmate at CHS.

  4. Betty, Jerry, Mary and family my deepest condolences go out to each and everyone of you, I pray for strength to get through the days and weeks ahead and also for some peace knowing Eddy is no longer in pain he is rejoicing in Gods glory.

  5. Mrs. Betty I was so very sorry to hear about Eddy. I always enjoyed visiting with him at the office. My thought and prayers are with you and all the family at this time. May God give you peace and comfort.

  6. Don and Rose Hiblong

    We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  7. Mary & family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss, but we know
    that Eddy is no longer suffering. Praying God’s comfort for now and in
    the days to come. Sorry we will not be able to be at the service
    tomorrow but holding you near to our hearts in love & prayer.
    Sandy Harrell & Donna Hinkson

  8. Cheri Henderson

    Mary, I am so sorry to hear about Eddy’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

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