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Frances Lucille Kelly, 86, Columbia, KY (1933-2020)

Frances Lucille Kelly of Columbia passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Spring, KY. She was 86 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jimmy Bunch officiating. Burial will follow in the Grant Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday after 11amCT at the funeral home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

She was born October 30, 1933, the daughter of the late Rufus and Hazel Gifford Bunch and wife of the late Clyde Kelly.

Frances professed her faith in Jesus Christ at an early age and formerly attended the Union Chapel Church and most recently attended the Haven Mission Church. She was a volunteer at the Galilien Children's Home and had a love for music playing the guitar and piano.

Survivors include three children Donna Franklin (Carthel) of Jamestown, KY, Debbie Moody (Kenny) of Bronston, KY and Becky Franklin (Chester Whittington) of Columbia; six grandchildren Chris Antle (Sarah), Jody Franklin, Jonathan Franklin (Jamie), Nicholas Janes (Eden), Tiffany Brassfield (Nathan) and Gracie Franklin; three step-grandchildren Tanner Moody, Kyle Moody and Whitney Moody Petty; five great grandchildren Clay Antle, Shelby Williams, Kayln Abrell, Kelsey Franklin and Austin Franklin; eight step-great grandchildren Roselynn, Ryleigh, Ajay, Brodie, Emory, Carson, Weston and Stetson; a great great grandchild Jackson Abrell; four siblings Bobbie Hadley (Ralph) and Betty Grant (Paul) both of Columbia, Helen Meece (Jenks) of Somerset, KY and Donnie Bunch (Patty) of Glensfork.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three brothers Rufus Junior Bunch, Paul Bunch and Buddy Bunch.

Pallbearers will be Nicholas Janes, Gracie Franklin, Chris Antle, Jody Franklin, Jonathan Franklin and Nathan Brassfield. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Frances Lucille Kelly, 86, Columbia, KY (1933-2020)

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