Bonnie Lee Kelley

Monday, November 22, 2021

Bonnie Lee Kelley of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, daughter of Leola (Southerland) Billings, was born August 22, 1929, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bonnie moved into her heavenly home Thursday, November 18, 2021, in Springdale, Arkansas, at the age of 92 surrounded by her family.

February 25, 1950, she was united in marriage to James Floyd Kelley in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. God blessed them with 62 wonderful years together, and the proud parents of ten children.

Bonnie was a homemaker and a member of the Free Will Baptist. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and served him all the days of her life. She enjoyed attending church, playing her piano, singing, gardening, canning, sewing, crafting, quilting, cooking, and spending time with her family. Bonnie truly loved serving her family! She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

Bonnie is survived by one brother, Billy Billings of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; four sons, David and Dale Harp of Huntsville, Arkansas; Jerry and James F. Kelley, Jr., of Boonville, Arkansas; three daughters, Phyllis Harvey of Springdale, Arkansas; Lola Bunch of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; Donna Myers (James) of Huntsville, Arkansas; 23 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 30 great-great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband, James F. Kelly, mother, Leola Billings, two sons, Stephen Kelley and Eugene Kelley; one daughter, Tonette Caler; son-in-law, Darrell Bunch; two grandsons, Brian Harp and Sterling Harp; three granddaughters, Courtney and Sarah Caler, and Pamela Harp.

The family will receive friends at 9:00 AM, Monday, November 22, 2021, at Brashears Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM with Pastor Leon Hodge officiating. Pallbearers will be Stephen Sulffridge, Kathy Corkaren, Joe Corkaren, Dwayne Sulffridge, D.J. Sulffridge, Brayden Harp. Interment will immediately follow services at Union Chapel Cemetery at Garfield. Memorial donations may be made to Gideonís International, PO Box 362, Berryville, AR. 72616. Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.