Katherine Loraine Gibson Kelley

Katherine Loraine Gibson Kelley, of Cleveland, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, 2022.

She was a former employee of American Uniform.  She enjoyed camping and fishing, loved her family very much and enjoyed spending as much time with them as possible. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Jesse Joe Kelley; parents, Isaac and Jennice Gibson; 10 siblings; and her son, John (Johnny) Isaac Kelley.

Left behind to cherish her memory, are her sons, Joe Kelley (Debbie) and Bobby Kelley (Donna); daughter-in-law, Glenda Kelley; grandchildren, Karen Wright and Cissy Hartness (Larry) of Georgia, and Brian Kelley (April), Shannon Sears (James), Melissa Turner (Andy) and Jeff Kelley (Kristy), of Cleveland; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nephew, Billy Daffron (Michael); niece, Gloria Morris; many other much-loved nieces and nephews; and special friends, Patty (PatPat) Storey and Leona McFarland.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home.

Her family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home and also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with her great-grandsons, Thaxton Kelley, Tucker Sears, Nathaniel Kelley, Carson Sears, Chandler Kelley and Breyden Sears serving as pallbearers.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Kelley family guestbook at


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