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Frances (Longshore) Kelley

May 26, 1927 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 94)

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Frances Longshore Kelley, 94, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021.  She was born on May 26, 1927 in Roanoke, Ala., to Eugene Reginald and Mary Kate Aikens Longshore.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Harold V. Kelley, Sr., son, Col. Harold (Hal) V. Kelley, Jr., brother, Eugene R. Longshore, Jr., and sister, Bettye Anne Stone.

Frances is survived by her son, Dana E. Kelley and his wife, Krystyn H. Kelley of Bailey Island, Maine; daughter-in-law and widow of Frances’ eldest son Hal, Diane Kelley of Gainesville; grandchildren, Kimberly L. Kelley, Kevin D. Kelley and wife Millie R. Kelley of Suwanee; Nick S. Carter of Canton; mother of Kimberly and Kevin, Linda Kelley of Suwanee; great-grandchildren, Meredith E. Cates, Camilla M. Carter, Bryce D. Kelley, and Paige A. Kelley; niece, Mel Longshore Richardson; and nephews, Mike Stone and Jimmy Stone, and their families.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 9 from 5-7 pm. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home.  Graveside Services will be held at 1:30 pm., Friday, September 10, at Georgia National Cemetery located in Canton, GA.

Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at littledavenport.com

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

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September 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Graveside Service
September 10, 2021

1:30 PM
Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA

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