Gladys L. Kelly

Gladys L. Kelly, 73, of 1008 Poland Center Road, Kennedy, died at 4:20 a.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in her home.

Gladys was born in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of Frank and Gladys Michael Parsons and also was the daughter of Mildred Kinney who raised her.

Prior to retirement, Gladys was employed as a waitress and caterer at Betty’s Catering, Greens-burg, Pa., and earlier at Van Stee Furniture and Jamestown Table Co. In earlier years, she enjoyed crafting.

Surviving are her husband, Samuel L. Kelly, to whom she was married in 1957; three sons: Samuel L. Kelly Jr. of North Carolina, William Kelly of West Virginia, and Keith Nash of Pennsylvania; seven grand-children; 14 great-grandchildren; five sisters: Nancy Habubesh of Jamestown, Sally Machemer of Pennsylvania, Joyce Gilbert of South Carolina, Gladys Eggleston of Ellington, and Patricia Little of Jamestown; and five brothers: Frank Parsons of Gerry, John Parsons of Jamestown, Jacob Little of Watertown, N.Y., Charles Little of California, and Ronald Little of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by a son, Norman Kelly; a sister, Mary Greenman; and by two brothers: George Parsons and Robert Little, Jr.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. today in Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 200 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.