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linda l. kelly

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

March 31, 1944 - July 8, 2013

ELKHART — Linda L. Kelly, 69, of Elkhart, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born March 31, 1944, in Three Rivers, Mich., to Willard Eldon Drumm and Kora (Bellaire) Gaby.

On April 26, 2003, she married Bobby D. Kelly in Elkhart. He survives her at home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Nancy (Jay) Bradshaw and Susan (Adam) Sevrey, both of Elkhart; son Eric (Jenny) Powers of Elkhart; brother James (Becky) Drumm of Three Rivers; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

In addition to being a loving homemaker, Linda worked as a paraprofessional for the Elkhart Community Schools for 23 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Open Door Christian Fellowship Church in Elkhart for many years.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart and for one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, July 12, at Billings Funeral Home. The Rev. Dennis Chaput will officiate. Interment will follow in Olive Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.