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“Kee, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Michelle "Wiener" Scarpelli ”
1 of 40 | Posted by: Michelle Scarpelli - Springfield, OH

“Kee & family, I am so sorry about your great lost. Kee, I know how close you and your Mom where, so I know how hard it has to be for you. I had no...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Linda E. Dolan - Springboro, OH

“We all carry a small piece of Sue and she has carried a small piece of each of our hearts to heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
3 of 40 | Posted by: Becky Martino - Westmoreland, TN

“The Kell Family May God bless you and give you strength, you are in my prayers. Sue was a beautiful lady inside and out, we will miss her. ”
4 of 40 | Posted by: Joyce Gillihan - Gallatin, TN

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time of grief. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Connie and Bill East - Gallatin, TN

“Dear Doug And Family, Carolyn and I wish to express our deepest condolances to you and your family, I will always have many fond memories of Sue...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Bill and Carolyn Storts - Elkton, FL

“Dear Kell Family, We are saddened to hear of Sue's death. Please know how dear you all are to your Carthage church family and friends. Give...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Jane Turner - Carthage, TN

“My prayers are with all of Sue's family that GOD'S strength will help endure their loss of her great love and strength she had for all. She will be...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara Frontauria - Nashville, TN

“Doug our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this trying and straning time. look foward to seeing you soon God bless you and your...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: Doug Lansford - Castalian springs, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a wonderful person and inspiration Sue was. She will be missed greatly. God bless and love to all. ”
10 of 40 | Posted by: Lennell Ensey - gallatin, TN

“Dear Khristi and family, We are so sorry for your loss. May God bring His comfort and peace to you during this time. Stacie, Courtney, and...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Stacie Dobbs - Gallatin, TN

“Doug and family ... As President of George Rogers Clark Chapter SAR, I wish to extend sincere condolences of our officers and compatriots. It was...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Terry A. Whetstone - Springfield, OH

“I have been blessed to witness the special love and closeness shared by your precious family. I pray that God brings you strength and comfort during...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Tracie Pedigo - Gallatin, TN

“Dear Kell family, I am so sorry to here of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: John Kame - springfield, OH

“Dear Family of Sue Kell .. I am sorry that I did'nt get to see Cousin Sue Kell, before she became so ill. I will always remember her. I can still...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Keith Kaufman - New Lexington, OH

“You were such an inspiration to me when my husband, Howard died. We will miss you so much! I'll always remember you. Love ”
16 of 40 | Posted by: Sarah Sloan - Gallatin, TN

“I am so sorry. We are going to miss you so much. You are one of my favorite people and I loved you deeply. Sincerely ”
17 of 40 | Posted by: Maxine Perry - Gallatin, TN

“We've enjoyed having you as a member and sorry that you are leaving us. Love ya. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Esther Lawson - Gallatin, TN

“We loved you and miss you. Pat ”
19 of 40 | Posted by: Pat Shaw - Gallatin, TN

“God Bless You all. Love. ”
20 of 40 | Posted by: Kathryn & Gene Brown - Gallatin, TN

“Khristi, Kendle and family, I met Moma Kell and knew right off that her family was of the most importance to her. You have had her for several...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Veronica Bender - OH

“I loved Sue a lot. I also, know she is resting now and not in any more pain. My thoughts are with you. I will see you when you get back home. ...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Frances Malin - Gallatin, TN

“Sorry about your loss. I love you all. ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: May Bell Coward - Gallatin, TN

“Dear Kell family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during these difficult times, Sue had such a kind spirit, she took care of so many and...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Carol & James Seagraff - Gallatin, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
25 of 40 | Posted by: Don and Mary McCloud - Gallatin, TN

“Doug,Khristi, Kendle, & Kell Ann, You are in my prayers. I have thought of all of you many times during the past few weeks and prayed that the Lord...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Anne Stepbach - Gallatin, TN

“Dear Kee & Dale & Family, My sincere sympathy to you and your family. Nan Shepherd ”
27 of 40 | Posted by: Nan Shepherd - South Vienna, OH

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Doug and the entire Kell family. I had the privilege of going to school at UD with Sue and then working with her...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Pam Baldridge - Springfield, OH

“Hello Doug, Khristi, Kendle and Kell Ann, Although death is expected, we are never truly prepared for the loss of a precious loved one. ...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Gary Stewart - Gallatin, TN

“Mine and Will's prayers are with you all. ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: Tracy House - Gallatin, TN

“Dear Doug, Khristi, Smiley, Kendle and Kell Ann, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family at this time. Sue fought her battle...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Bruce and Sandra Little - TN

“Sue was a true neighbor and a very lovely person, always thinking of others. We shared many stories of life. She will be missed. Our thuoghts and...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Elton & Linda Potts - TN

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. I know Sue will be sorely missed. Please remember the goodtimes you had together on this...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Lee Wiley - Gallatin, TN

“My prayer is that you will all be engulfed in God's loving arms during this time of sadness. I will always remember Sue and how much she loved her...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: JO LIVINGSTON - GALLATIN, TN

“My condolences to Sue Kell's family and friends. We know we will see her in heaven. Respectively, Heath Livingston ”
35 of 40 | Posted by: Heath Livingston - Gallatin, TN

“Dearest Kee, Dale, Case, Bo and all Kell family members: Our deepest heartfelt sympathy is extended to all in your time of mourning the loss of...Read More »
36 of 40 | Posted by: Frank & Karen Vawter - Urbana, OH

“Dear Kell Family, Sue was a very sweet and giving person and I treasured her friendship. She loved her family and I know you will miss her, as will...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara Masters - Gallatin, TN

“We have lost a beautiful soul and heaven is being blessed. Seldom does The Lord shine through our worldy bodies, but Jesus shined in Sue. She will...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Jeanne K. Montgomery - Gallatin, TN

“Our prayers are with the family and we wish peace to all of you. ”
39 of 40 | Posted by: Dot & George Logan - Gallatin, TN

“To Doug; I am saddened to read of your wife's passing. You mentioned her often when you stopped by our office at NHS and I know you had a wonderful...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Bev Duggan - Springfield, OH


D. Sue (Storts) Kell, of Castalian Springs, Tennessee, formerly of Springfield, Ohio passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, September 14, 2009. She was born in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Harry W. and Viola (Rodgers) Storts. Sue graduated from Northeastern High School, class of 1956 and then enrolled in the Community Hospital School of Nursing, but eloped with Douglas Kell, June 5, 1957 and began to raise a family. In 1966 she continued her education at Central State University during the tumultuous Civil Rights Movement, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1969. She started teaching in the Springfield City School System. She and her family moved to Tennessee in 1972 and were entrepreneurs for fifteen years returning to Springfield in 1985 for the upcoming birth of her first grandchild. At that time she continued her education completing her Master's Degree in Counseling at the University of Dayton. She also worked at the Clark County Detention Center for seven years and counseled in the Springfield City School System, St. Teresa School, and Northridge Elementary School. She holds the unique title of the only Mrs. Clark County Fair Queen and was active with the fair managing the Women's Building for several years. She was a member of the Lambuth United Methodist Church, in Gallatin, Tennessee, the Lagonda Chapter of D.A.R., and the Alpha Delta Kappa Educational Sorority. Sue is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, Douglas Kell of Castalian Springs, Tennessee; two daughters and sons-in-law: Kee Annette (Kell) and Dale Circle of St. Paris, Ohio; and Khristi Ann (Kell) and Earl "Smiley" Fisher of Gallatin, Tennessee; three sisters: Nancy (Storts) Dick of Ripley, Ohio; Ann (Storts) Hill of Enon, Ohio; and Holly (Storts) Marshall of Tennessee; four grandchildren: Case Kell Circle, Bo Kell Circle, Kendle Kell Fisher, and Kell Ann Fisher; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Harry W. Storts Jr., one sister, Joni (Storts) Craig, and two brothers-in-law, Donald Dick and Larry Hill. A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday, September 17, 2009 from 5-8 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME where a celebration of her life will be held on Friday, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Atterholt of the Grafton United Methodist Church officiating. Entombment will be in the Rose Hill Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton, Ohio; 555 Valley St., Dayton, OH 45404.

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