Donna Darlene Toland Kelly

Peoria Journal Star, April 30, 1992, Page: C6

KILBOURNE - Donna Darlene Kelly, 53, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., formerly of Kilbourne, died Wednesday, April 22, 1992, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix.

Born July 14, 1938, in Kilbourne to Floyd and Eloise Toland, she married Robert E. Kelly Jr.

He survives along with her parents of Metamora; two daughters, Lonna Ryan of Spokane, Wash., and Stacy Kelly of Glendale, Ariz.; two sons, Marc Laude of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Ryan Kelly of Glendale; one sister, Dina Pepping of Peoria; and one grandchild.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, April 28, at First Baptist Church in Lake Havasu.Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary in Glendale was in charge of arrangements.


Shirley Kelley

Peoria Journal Star, July 22, 2004

HAVANA - Shirley I. Kelley, 72, of Havana died at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at Mason District Hospital.

Born July 18, 1932, in Havana to Calvin H. and Mable Taylor Pierson, she married Frank Kelley on May 29, 1948, in Petersburg. He died Sept. 9, 1985.

She also was preceded in death by one brother and one grandson.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Alan (Ruth) O'Bryant of Lewistown and Ronda Kelley of Havana; three brothers, Wilber (and Anna) Pierson and Larry "Buck" (and Ruth) Pierson, both of Havana, and Donald Lippert of Mason City; four sisters, Loretta Hurt of Havana, Colleen (and Frank) Otto of Lewistown, Sharon (and Wayne) Richardson of Beardstown and Dixie Watkins of Astoria; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was of the Christian faith and had attended Lewistown Nazarene Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana, where visitation will be one hour before. The Rev. Stan Rapp will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.


State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, July 22, 2004

HAVANA - Shirley I. Kelley, 72, of Havana died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

She was born July 18, 1932, in Havana, the daughter of Calvin H. and Mable Taylor Pierson. She married Frank Kelley in 1948 in Petersburg; he died in 1985.

Mrs. Kelley was a homemaker and attended Lewistown Nazarene Church.

Survivors: two daughters, Ruth (husband, Alan) O'Bryant of Lewistown and Ronda Kelley of Havana; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Wilber (wife, Anna) and Larry "Buck" (wife, Ruth) Pierson, both of Havana, and Donald Lippert of Mason City; and four sisters, Loretta Hurt of Havana, Colleen (husband, Frank) Otto of Lewistown, Sharon (husband, Wayne) Richardson of Beardstown and Dixie Watkins of Astoria.

Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Hurley Funeral Home in Havana, the Rev. Stan Rapp officiating. Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana.

Contributed by Sara Hemp

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