Mrs. Patricia Ann Kelley, age 73, of Buckner, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2022, at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital of Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Leffler Funeral Home, of Benton, with Pastor Don Bullard officiating. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery of West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Patricia Ann was born on February 10, 1949, in Chicago Heights, Illinois; the daughter of Norman Teel and Anna Mae (Wininger) Teel.
During her working days, she was a CNA and later the Social Services Director with Parkview Nursing Home of West Frankfort.
She attended the Jackson Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Benton.
Pat enjoyed reading her Bible, writing poems, cooking, and working in her yard. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are four loving daughters: Kim Akin and husband Victor of Valier, Illinois, Cheryl Kelley and partner Michelle Cardenas of Buckner, Illinois, Rhonda Cardwell and husband Ronnie of Thompsonville, Illinois, Melissa Holmes and husband John of Buckner, Illinois; five grandchildren: Jared Akin(Tessa), Jordon Akin, Austin Fisher(Josh), Andrew Saunders(Olivia), Amanda Saunders; eight great-grandchildren: Patience, Jude, Phoenix, Addyson, Dane, Annabelle, Willow, Marlow; the daughter’s father: Ronnie Kelley of Buckner, Illinois; three siblings: Joseph Teel and wife Ruth of West Frankfort, Illinois, Gerald Delgy and wife Dee of Reno, Nevada, Kathy Harris of California; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Norman Teel, mother Anna Mae Delgy, step-father Thomas Delgy, and a sister Carolyn Delgy.
Memorial contributions in memory of Patricia, may be made to the DaVita Dialysis of Benton, and will be accepted at the Leffler Funeral Home.
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