July 17, 2020
7 months and 26 days left
until our celebration.
Hello family members.   Preparations are underway for our planned 2020 Kelly Family Reunion.  By the time you review this page you should have already received the "SAVE THE DATE" ANNOUNCEMENT and the Reunion Invitation & RSVP for July 17-18, 2020.  Our event locations for both days are now locked in and menu selections and activities will also  be posted.  To view our locations for both days, please click on the  " DETAILS OF EVENTS" tab located on the lefthand side of your screen.  You can also view this website from your phone providing you have internet service. 
                                                                                            
Both Raymond & I will be hosting the Kelly Family Reunion and we are excited in our attempt to bring all of our family members together.  This is a time for bonding, re-bonding and celebrating our bloodline and the blessings of welcoming the younger generation that will continue our legacy into the future.  We are all so blessed to have eachother and Raymond and I are hoping everyone will attend.  Many of us in our effort to learn more about our history has turned to websites such as Ancestry.com, when in fact by attending this Family Reunion you will undoubtedly learn more than you might have expected.  Going forward and up to 1 day before the event date please visit this website on a regular basis to review any updates that are posted.  Love to each and everyone of you and we are looking forward to all of us sharing our stories and celebrating eachother as family;   Join  us as you view each tab and & learn more about the Kelly Family.
Mr. Wilson Kelly-Born May 19-1921- Passed away June 20, 1982 in Queens, NY. Married to Thelma Kelly. He is still the Hea
Mr. Wilson Kelly-Born May 19-1921- Passed away June 20, 1982 in Queens, NY. Married to Thelma Kelly. He is still the Head of the Kelly Family. He retired from Web Offset Publishing & Printing company in NYC & was a member in good standing with Amalgamated Lithographers Local Union #1. He was also associated & a member of the Masons Union. His legacy lives on in his children, his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great, great grandchildren. This is our Father which lives on in all of us.
Mrs. Thelma Kelly-Born July 8, 1922 and passed away June 20, 1972         (the same date as our father Wilson Kelly).  S
Mrs. Thelma Kelly-Born July 8, 1922 and passed away June 20, 1972 (the same date as our father Wilson Kelly). She worked in the home and loved her children with all of her heart and soul. Her cooking was 2nd to none and she hand sewed many of our clothing items never using a sewing machine. Her inner strength was evident in a time where life was difficult and she passed that strength and independence on to her children that has prevailed as productive citizens in todays society. We are all so blessed to have had her in our lives for the time that we did and we honor our mother and miss her dearly.
Mr. James Wilson Kelly-Oldest Son of Wilson & Thelma Kelly- Retired now for over a decade. James & his family lives in t
Mr. James Wilson Kelly-Oldest Son of Wilson & Thelma Kelly- Retired now for over a decade. James & his family lives in the State of CA. Married to Roxanne Kelly & together they have 4 sons, 2 daughters and 8 grandchildren. AKA "Jay, he loves football and is a true Patriots Fan.
Mr. Bennie Warren Kelly- 2nd to the oldest son of Wilson & Thelma Kelly. AKA Bee,  born January 21, 1944, passed away on
Mr. Bennie Warren Kelly- 2nd to the oldest son of Wilson & Thelma Kelly. AKA Bee, born January 21, 1944, passed away on August 5th, 1972 in NYC at the age of 28. He was married to Laverne Hightower- Kelly and together they have 1 daughter who recently reunited with our family. Bennie also has 2 boys from a previous relationship whose mother is named Milagros Carambot. Bennie had a great sense of humor and was loved by so many. Bee continues to live in all of his children and brothers & sisters and we thank God that we had him in our lives for the time that we did.
Mr. William Earl Kelly- 3rd oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly.  Married to Pamela Kelly, he lives in San Antonio Texas
Mr. William Earl Kelly- 3rd oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Married to Pamela Kelly, he lives in San Antonio Texas. He is retired from the New York Bell & Telephone company and together they have 1 daughter, 2 sons & 10 grandchildren. A double for his father Wilson, William (AKA "Wiggy")love most sports with Football at the forefront. He is highly skilled in repairing vehicles and enjoys working with his wife in their "Kelly travel Agency" business.
Mr. Raymond Dean Kelly-4th oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly is a Co-Host with sister Jennie for our Kelly Family re-u
Mr. Raymond Dean Kelly-4th oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly is a Co-Host with sister Jennie for our Kelly Family re-union. He is Married to Deborah Kelly & Retired from the Orange County Register in CA. Raymond & Deborah relocated from CA. to NC in 2010 and lives in Greensboro, NC and together they have 8 boys & 8 grandchildren. Raymond loves the debate of politics, completing home projects and is passionate as a football fan.
Jackie O'Neal Kelly is the 5th to the oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Retired from Web Offset Publishing & Printin
Jackie O'Neal Kelly is the 5th to the oldest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Retired from Web Offset Publishing & Printing Company in NYC. he is married to Patricia Kelly & resides in Hollis, New York. They have 2 sons. Jackie has the greatest sense of humor and finds laughter in almost every subject he discusses. Like Raymond, Jackie loves the discussion of politics and stays in the now with all current events.
Dennis Eugene Kelly- Born January 16th, 1956, was called home to God July 11th, 2017. The 6th and youngest son to Wilson
Dennis Eugene Kelly- Born January 16th, 1956, was called home to God July 11th, 2017. The 6th and youngest son to Wilson & Thelma Kelly, Dennis passed away in the loving arms of his wife Harolette Kelly (AKA Dulley). He is survived by wife Harolette Kelly, son Brandon, daughter Janelle and grandson Jaxon. Dennis served in the Army for more than 20 years and was truly an American Patriot and a true Man's Man. With a unique and contagious laugh, Dennis is sorely missed and we thank God for the time he gifted us with our youngest brother. He will remain in our hearts and mind now and until we come together again.
Lois Stean Kelly-Jackson -Oldest daughter to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Lives in CA. Was married to Charlie Jackson.  Togeth
Lois Stean Kelly-Jackson -Oldest daughter to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Lives in CA. Was married to Charlie Jackson. Together, they have 4 girls & 4 boys and a host of grandchildren & great grandchildren. Lois is known as a great cook and with the exception of short term jobs, she worked in the home caring for her family and household. Lois loves the best things in life and enjoys decorating.
Annie Ruth Kelly-Miller. 2nd oldest daughter born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly, was born 12-1-1939 and passed away-3-12-2011
Annie Ruth Kelly-Miller. 2nd oldest daughter born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly, was born 12-1-1939 and passed away-3-12-2011. Lived in CA. & AKA Ann, she was married to Charles Miller. Together they had 2 sons & 3 grandsons & 1 granddaughter. In absence of our mother Thelma Kelly, Ann was viewed by many of us as the matriarch to the family. Ann retired from Boeing in CA. several years before her death and enjoyed retirement with her family. She is deeply missed and forever remembered with honor & loving memories. How blessed are we to have had Ann with us for the time that we did.
Louvenia Kelly Manns  Also known as 'Judy' ( a childhood nickname that became permanent to her family), Married to Har
Louvenia Kelly Manns Also known as "Judy" ( a childhood nickname that became permanent to her family), Married to Harvey Manns, Judy lives in Greensboro, NC. Together, they have 2 sons & 1 grandaughter. Judy worked most of her life in Banking, furniture sales and administrator to the DMV. Retired for several years, Judy enjoys traveling, decorating her home and is known as a good cook.
Doris Ann Kelly-Rankins.  Doris was the 4th daughter born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. She was born July 18th, 1950 and pas
Doris Ann Kelly-Rankins. Doris was the 4th daughter born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. She was born July 18th, 1950 and passed away January 5th, 2004 while residing in California. She was married to Leonard Rankins and together they have 3 sons, 2 daughters, 2 grandsons and 1 great grandson. Doris had a personality that drew people to her and was very direct in her opinion of life & others. She worked at Boeing in Calif and was a caretaker for the elderly later in years. Doris loved going to Vegas and playing the slot machines and was a doting mother to her sons and grandchildren. Doris was and remains sorely missed by all of her family and was a joy to be around. We are all very blessed to have had Doris in our lives for the time that we did.
Jennie Louise Kelly-Hales.  She is the co-host with brother Raymond for our Kelly Family Reunion.  The 5th daughter born
Jennie Louise Kelly-Hales. She is the co-host with brother Raymond for our Kelly Family Reunion. The 5th daughter born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. Jennie is married to Rolin Hales Jr. They relocated from CA to NC in 2012, and together, they have 2 daughters, 1 son, 3 granddaughters and 2 great grandchildren (1 boy & 1 girl). After serving in the mortgage industry for more than 35 years, Jennie retired in 2017. Jennie loves to travel and enjoys the love & laughter she has with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Carol Renee Kelly- Neal. AKA 'Buzzy'.  Carol is the 6th & youngest girl born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly.  She lives in C
Carol Renee Kelly- Neal. AKA "Buzzy". Carol is the 6th & youngest girl born to Wilson & Thelma Kelly. She lives in CA. & married to David Neal Sr. Together, they have 2 sons, 1 daughter & 9 grandchildren. Carol worked in the home caring for her children, husband & household. Carol enjoys Las Vegas and is also a sports fan. She is endearing to her grandchildren and considered the Matriarch of her family.