Berneice L. KelleySeptember 25,2013Berneice L. Kelley
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Berneice L. Kelley, 75, died Sept. 13, 2013, in Ocean Springs.
She was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Bennington, Vt., the daughter of Marion and Wilbur Mattison.
She lived in Ludlow, Vt., where she was a real estate agent and owned a consignment shop.
She moved to Ocean Springs, Miss., in 2012, and lived with her son, Dana.
Survivors include her children: Dana Kelley, Darren Kelley, Donald Kelley, Denise Dean, Diana Keffer, and Dawn Kelley; her sisters: Elaine Pulver and Betty Burdick; and more than 20 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Dean Kelley; her longtime companion, Jim Merrill; a brother, Roger Mattison; and a sister, Micky.
A memorial service and burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at 1 p.m. in Pleasantview Cemetery in Ludlow, Vt.
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