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Corene Kelley

August 19, 1923 — January 12, 2021

George West

Corene Kelley

Lilly Corene (Hickman) Kelley, 97, was called home to be with her heavenly Father during the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Corene was born August 19, 1923 in Ryan, Oklahoma, to Porter Jack and Cora Lee (Martin) Hickman. She married Milton Kelley in Richmond, California on February 20, 1943. A resident of George West since 1967, Corene was an active and faithful member of First United Methodist Church.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Porter and Cora Hickman; her husband, Milton Kelley; four brothers, Marvin, Martin, Jack and Buford Hickman; and a sister, Mary Nash.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol (Butch) Amaimo of Port Lavaca and Patti Bernal of Beeville; two sons, Ronnie (Carol Anne) Kelley of Yantis and Randy (Barbara) Kelley of Copperas Cove; a sister, Martha Olson of Kingsville; seven grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, January 16, at First United Methodist Church in George West followed by the funeral service at 10 o’clock with Rev. John Cochran officiating. Burial will follow in the George West Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Neal Kelley, Kyle Kelley, Jon Amaimo, Johnny Garza, Jason Dumas and Chris Bernal.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 16, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

501 Crockett St, George West, TX 78022

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

501 Crockett St, George West, TX 78022

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Interment

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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