Hazel Mae Kelley, age 81, of the Cypress Community, passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at her residence.
Hazel was born October 1, 1940, in Greensboro, Florida, to the late Thomas and Sadie (Howell) Durden. She moved to Jackson County at a young age and was a homemaker most of her life. Hazel loved to crochet and was a very spirited soul. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Roy Kelley Sr.; parents, Thomas and Sadie Durden; brother, Phillip Atwater; along with two sisters, Elizabeth White and Faye Durden.
Hazel is survived by her son, Howard (Marianne) Kelley Jr.; daughters, Linda Turner, Violet Rivera, Martha (Michael) Hathaway and Joyce (Jim) Kelley; 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
A private celebration of life service will be at a later date. Memorialization will be by cremation with Marianna Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant Care Hospice.
Condolences may be made online at http://www.mariannachapelfh.com