Philip Kelly
Philip Kelly
  • August 21, 1939 - January 5, 2018
  • Poplarville, Mississippi

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Philip Kelly, 78, of Poplarville, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 in Pearl River County Hospital.

Mr. Kelly was born August 21, 1939 in Lumberton, Mississippi to Olen Kelly and Helen Entrekin Kelly. He was retired from Blossman Gas Company; a member and longtime Deacon of Juniper Grove Baptist Church; and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed being a ham radio operator - call sign KB5ECY. He married the former Gwendolyn Virginia King on June 19, 1960 at Juniper Grove Baptist Church.

His parents precede him in death.

Family members include his wife of 57 years, Gwendolyn Kelly; one daughter, Kathy Dunn; two son, Tim Kelly (Paige), Paul Kelly; one brother, Steve Kelly (Susan); three grandchildren, Mary Claire Kelly, Brock Kelly, and Mignon Kelly.

Funeral services will be at JUNIPER GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 289 Juniper Grove Road, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Rev. James Jackson will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends and have visitation one hour prior to the service.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.