Sheila Mae Kelley

Sheila Mae Kelley, 77, of French Creek, died Saturday, November 20, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. 

She was born on October 1, 1944, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Charles William and Felcia Fern Lee. 

On September 2, 1963, she was united in marriage to James H. Kelley, Jr., who survives.  Also surviving are their two daughters:  Teresa and husband Lenny Lipson of Grovetown, GA and Felecia and husband Norbert Souza of Woodstock, VA; four grandchildren:  Amanda, Latisha, Jessica, and Shelby; four great grandchildren:  Arleigh, Caleb, Jax, and Gabriel; one brother Dempsey Lane and wife Barbara of Buckhannon; and multiple nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two sisters and brothers-in-law:  Meredith and William Evans and Carol Jean and James Esley Hayes, Sr. and two brothers and sisters-in-law:  Dayton and Beatrice Lane and Charles and Lucille Lane.

Mrs. Kelley was a graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School and was employed by the U.S. Government as a secretary for many years.  She was a talented oil painter and enjoyed bowling and fishing.  She was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Rock Cave Cemetery, with Pastor David Jessie officiating. 

Online condolences may be extended to the Kelley family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Kelley family entrusted the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.

Featured

SHOPS & SERVICES

Fish Hawk Acres invites the community to events in December

BUCKHANNON – Mark your calendar: Fish Hawk Acres will offer several exciting events this month. Experience the fun and fine dining of Fish Hawk Acres through their Wine Clubs, Market Dinners and other special events.

Police Crime

Florida woman arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot people in Buckhannon Pizza Hut

BUCKHANNON – A Florida woman was arrested for allegedly threatening people at the Buckhannon Pizza Hut. Deanna D. Gandee, 49, of Naples, Florida was arrested for making threats of terroristic acts, a felony. According to the criminal complaint in the […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

Three Lady Bucs earn Big 10 All-Conference postseason volleyball honors

TENNERTON – Three Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs were honored on the recently announced Big 10 All-Conference Volleyball team. Senior Kendal Currence earned First Team honors while sophomore Alyssa Abel and senior Tori Perkins were named to the Second Team. The Lady […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Upshur County Sports Calendar

MONDAY (Nov. 28) TUESDAY (Nov. 29) Basketball WEDNESDAY (Nov. 30) Basketball Swimming THURSDAY (Dec. 1) Basketball FRIDAY (Dec. 2) Basketball SATURDAY (Dec. 3) Basketball Swimming Wrestling SUNDAY (Dec. 4)

WVWC Volleyball

Volleyball Lady ‘Cats get shutout of MEC postseason honors

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The Mountain East Conference announced its 2022 volleyball all-conference teams and major award winners. Wheeling setter Karly Niesen was voted the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year in 2022, while West Liberty

SHOPS & SERVICES

Turnpike traffic exceeds estimates early Thanksgiving week

CHARLESTON, WV – Traffic on the West Virginia Turnpike was heavier than expected the first two days of the Thanksgiving travel week. From Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, through Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, 721,114 vehicles passed