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In Memory of

Suzanne M. Kelly

July 21, 1948 - September 1, 2015

Obituary


COLUMBIA - A Mass of Christian burial for Suzanne M. Kelly, 67, will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. with visitation following until 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 7, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.



Mrs. Kelly died Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Norman, Okla., she was a daughter of the late Lewis Glenn McElrath and...

COLUMBIA - A Mass of Christian burial for Suzanne M. Kelly, 67, will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. with visitation following until 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 7, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.



Mrs. Kelly died Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Norman, Okla., she was a daughter of the late Lewis Glenn McElrath and Ohndene Olmstead McElrath. Mrs. Kelly graduated from Norman High School in Oklahoma and Columbia Hospital Nursing Program. She retired as a LPN from the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Midlands Center. Mrs. Kelly was an avid Gamecock and Sooner fan; she enjoyed reading and loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.



Surviving are her husband, Barney D. Kelly, Jr. of Columbia; son, Michael D. Kelly (Jenny) of Council Bluffs, Iowa; daughter, Victoria L. Kelly of Columbia, Jennifer Kelly Benson (Brian) of West Columbia, Brenda Kelly Page (Tommy) of Hopkins; grandchildren, Hannah, Wes, Harrison, Tori, Noah, Rachel, Nate, Norman; brother, David E. McElrath (Mary Frank) of Frankfort, Ky.; sister-in-law, Mallory McElrath of Owasso, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.



In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, James L. McElrath.



The family wishes to thank Dr. Jack Gottlieb, Dr. Rodney Rhinehart and Dr. Rudolph Wise and his staff at SCOA.



Memorials may be made to SCOA Cares Foundation, 166 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210; American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC 29033; or St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 3600 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205.