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“My sympathies to Karen's family. We had kept in touch over the years since college and, although, I didn't get to see her very often, I still...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Agnes (Sims) Hite - Springfield, VA

“South Carolina Kelly Family. We are so sorry for your losses. What a week! Hold tight to the new Kelly additions and great memories of the one's we...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: colin kelly - Big Rapids, MI

“Karen, We had great times at UNC. Susan and I have yu=our mother's lamps and will think of you ofter. You will be missed and always in our hearts. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Miller - SC

“Karen was a wonderful and witty woman who always had a smile and warm words for everyone. She shall be greatly missed. May her family find peace as...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Bonnie Boucek - Aiken, SC

“Always in my prayers ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jeanette Cooper - New Ellenton, SC

“Karen has been a cornerstone of my life over the past 33 years. It's impossible to imagine that she won't call some day soon and leave a message in...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Alexander - Durham, NH

“I shall miss my dear friend. We shared many horse events over the years. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Chapman - Aiken, SC

“I am truly sorry to hear of karen's passing . But she & kevin are both together and in HIS care now , pain-free and together with all her critters ....Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: julie zapapas - aiken, SC

“Love you and will miss you. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: warren & glenda Kelly - Athens, TN

“OH Patti and Stu, how hurt and numb you must be after this week. We hold you up in our every thought and prayer. Squeeze Malcolm and Norton for us...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Phil, Cathy, and Ryan - freeport, FL

“My sympathies go out to all of the family. Karen has shared many wonderful memories of your loving family, her many trips ,her giving heart to me,...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Sandy Leonard - Aiken, SC

“Sorry to hear about Karen and Kevin. You know how hard it is to lose two loved ones at once. Please call me 8435049604 ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: kathy perrotto - myrtle beach, SC

“My sincere sympathy to family and all who were close to Karen. I came to know her as a loyal and very capable volunteer at the Pine Top horse shows....Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Gwen Urbanik - Augusta, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Kelly family as they grieve not only the loss of Karen, but of Kevin as well. I will miss Karen. I will never...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Nola Kundu - Lake Stevens, WA

“Karen will truely be missed in the Girl Scout Family and mine. My prayers and thoughts go out to her family. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Jean Fishel - Aiken, SC

“My condolence to the family of Karen, who was a very kind and wonderful co-worker. She will be greatly missed. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Pamela Allen - Aiken, SC

“The Girl Scouts of Aiken are all deeply saddened by Karen's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Katie Miller - Aiken, SC

“Members of Karen's family, We are truely saddened by the loss of Karen and Kevin. Trust in the Lord and he will surely give you peace and...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Chuck & Marie Dukes - Turbeville, SC

“Our hearts are heavy to hear of Karen's passing, but we believe she is in a better place. All the folks at Pine Top, are better off for having known...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Glenn and Janet Wilson - Thomson, GA


Ms. Karen Susan Kelly, 60, of Aiken, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at home after an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at 11 am Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Chapel of GEORGE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, Aiken. Born in Monroe, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Loretta Leibold Kelly. She was a graduate of Clemson University with a masters of Engineering. She last worked at the Savannah River Site for 21 years as a Project Engineer. Ms. Kelly was a lover of animals, especially horses and dogs. She volunteered with the girl scouts and was the treasurer for the Board of Directors for many years. She also volunteered with many equestrian events in the local area. Ms. Kelley was preceded in death by her twin brother, Keving Kelly. Survivors include her sister, Kathy Shivers (Bryan); her brother, Ken Kelly (Lucy); and her sister-in-law, Rose Kelly; and her nieces and nephews, Patti Kelly, Patrick Kelly, Kristine Deason, Pam Earls, Stephanie Shivers, Matthew Kelly and Amanda Knight; and many wonderful friends who were with her thru her illness. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312, Alzheimer's Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, W. Columbia, SC 29169 or the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210-1790.

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