Shirley Ann Kelley

December 7, 1946 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 73)


Shirley Ann Kelley, 73, of Keokuk, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 27, 2020 at Unity Point Health in Keokuk.

Shirley is the daughter of Wayne and Ora Virginia (Parsons) Martin. She was born on December 7, 1946 in Keokuk, IA. She was united in marriage to David Wallace on March 10, 1971 in Quincy, Illinois. They later divorced. Shirley was then united in marriage to Thomas Steven Kelley on October 15, 1972 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death.

Shirley has been a resident of Keokuk her entire life. She had attended the Presbyterian Church with her mother in Keokuk. She enjoyed sewing, dining out and visiting with people.

Shirley is survived by a son; Steven Kelley of Rushville, IL, two nieces; Melinda Martin and her children; Jerod and Faith Martin, all of Keokuk, Cassandra Martin and her children; Teagan and Maeve Feehan, all of Keokuk, and one nephew; Nathan Martin and his children; Cole Oliver and Bliss Martin, all of Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; Allen Martin and Harold Martin (in infancy).

Shirley will be laid to rest with her parents in Sand Cemetery in St. Francisville, MO, Monday, June 1, 2020 at 2 pm.

Friends may sign the book on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 4 pm to 6 pm at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Centers, 917 Blondeau Street, Keokuk.

Tributes and condolences may be entered at


DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center/Blondeau
917 Blondeau Street Keokuk, Iowa 52632

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Graveside Service

Sand Cemetery
Sand Cemetery Wayland, MO, United States 63472

2:00 PM

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