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Inez (Smith) Kelley


Inez Kelley, 102, passed away April 2, 2022 in Bancroft,Iowa, with her daughter by her side. She lived the first 98 years of her life in Chattanooga. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Chattanooga and the Seekers Sunday School Class. Inez graduated from Chattanooga High School and worked as a bookkeeper at the Chattanooga Times, TVA, and the Railway Express Agency.  Inez was preceded in death by her husband, James S. Kelley, her parents Bonner and Della Smith, and brothers Ernest, Willard, and Verlin Smith. 

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Anne Szelag and husband Walter, of Iowa, who lovingly cared for her in her final years; her daughter Emily Koons and husband Robert, of Pennsylvania; two grandchildren Douglas Koons, of Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Koons, of Virginia. 

A private graveside service with be held at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Dr. Thomas Quisenberry officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home  601 Ashalnd Terrace, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415  (423) 977-3524

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