NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-Claude Kelley passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 81.
Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel, Rev. JC Kelley, Jr. officiating. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment: Claude will be laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the James L. West Alzheimer’s Center, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Presbyterian Night Shelter of Fort Worth.
Claude was born December 11, 1936 in Polk County, Texas and grew up in his beloved Kirbyville, Texas. A resident of the Fort Worth area for more than 60 years, Claude was a long-time employee and retired President of Royal Oil Company in Fort Worth. Claude was also called to serve many area churches, including Midway, Haltom Road, and Hilltop Baptist Churches. He was most recently a member of First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth.
The family would like to thank all the staff at the James L. West Alzheimer’s Center, especially the Colorado House, for their love and care.
Survivors: He leaves behind his beloved family; wife, Mary Frances; son, Keith Kelley; daughter, Julia Mason and husband, Russell; only grandchild, Aaron Mason; and siblings, Elzy Kelley and Alton Kelley.
Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.