Mr. Michael Douglas Kelly, 62, passed away November 7, 2020 at his residence in Mendenhall MS. Graveside services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Kelly was born in Phillipston, MS on December 9, 1957 to James Irvin Kelly and Dean Dewett Kelly.
He is survived by his former wife, Peggy McBride King, one brother, James Irvin Kelly, Jr. (Julie) of Lancaster, KY and two stepsisters, Frances Frazier (James) of Kosciusko and Sarah Mangrum of Amity, AR; adopted sister, Elizabeth Clark (Steve) of Kosciusko; sister in law, Debra Kelly of Carthage; uncle , Ed Dewett (Jeanette); aunt, Joyce Toombs; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by brother, Jerry Glen Kelly; stepsister, Gail Mooney; parents, James Irvin Kelly and Dean K. Taylor and stepfather James Riley Taylor, Jr.
Mike was a retired finish carpenter. He owned and operated his own business in Pearl MS where he worked making cabinets and trimming out homes for builders and residents. He was a skilled craftsman in the art of the woodworking trade. Mike loved to hunt and fish in his younger days. As a young duck hunter he even swam a bayou in the dead of winter to retrieve a duck he had shot. He was proud of that duck. He was a member of the Skyway Hills Baptist Church in Pearl MS and will be deeply missed by family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International. Greenwood Camp, P.O. Box 394, Greenwood, MS 38935-0394
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