Tommy Kelley Jr.

Mr. Marion Thomas “Tommy” Kelley Jr., 59, of Gallatin and formerly of South Fulton died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at his residence.
A celebration of life service was held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton. Burial followed in the Lynnville Baptist Church Cemetery in Lynnville, Ky.
Memorials may be made to the Vanderbilt Cancer Clinic, 1301 Medical Cancer Center, Nashville, TN 37232 or Gallatin First United Methodist Church, 149 West Main St., Gallatin, TN 37066 or Saints and Sinners at Gallatin First United Methodist Church, 149 West Main St., Gallatin, TN 37066 or Fulton First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1386, Fulton, KY 42041.
He was a member of Gallatin First United Methodist Church and a former member of First United Methodist Church in Fulton.
Mr. Kelley was a retired teacher, coach and assistant principal from the Obion County School System.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Canter Curling Kelley, whom he married Feb. 19, 1995; two sons, Jason T. (Valerie) Kelley of Eva, Ala., and John M. (Olivia) Goodwin of Gallatin; a daughter, Amanda Kelley (John D.) Lankford of Lebanon; four grandchildren, Taylor Burgess (Cody) Brogan of Gallatin, Edward T. Kelley of Eva, Owen M. Goodwin of Gallatin and Ellen V. Lankford of Lebanon; two great-grandchildren, Addalyn Brogan and Ella Brogan, both of Gallatin; a sister, Alice Kelley (Jimmy) Kiser of Germantown; four nephews and one niece.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marion Thomas “Tom” Sr. and Frances Gardner Kelley.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.
Published 9.4.17

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