James KelleyJuly 31, 1953 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 64)
James Kelley, Jr., was born in Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1953 to the union of James, Sr., and Martha Kelley. At an early age his family relocated to South Bend, IN. James was educated in the South Bend school system. He enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged after serving three years. In 1977 he united in marriage to the love of his life, Mae (Mary) Wigfall-Ellis. He loved serving his country so well he enlisted into the United States Navy. During his tour in the Navy, James III and Jason were born. James enjoyed cooking, singing, dancing and music.
James departed this life on November 1, 2017 at the age of 64.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mae (Mary) Kelley of 40 years, sons, James III and Jason Kelley all of South Bend, IN., aunts, uncles, cousins and many other loved ones and friends.
James was preceded in death his parents, Martha and step father. Eugene Raggins.
Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., on November 11, 2017 at Pentecostal Cathedral COGIC with viewing from 11:00 a.m., to noon.
Arrangements entrusted with ALFORD'S MORTUARY.