Viola May Kelly
1916 - 2011
“Her worth is far above rubies.”
Viola May Kelly of Star Valley died Dec. 23, 2011 in Payson. She was born March 2, 1916 in Winnigan, Mo. to Everett and Gladys Westfall.
Mrs. Kelly came to Arizona in 1961 and eventually settled in Payson in 1971. Because of her gentle spirit, she immediately became a friend to everyone she met.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Clifford; son, Charles; and two grandsons, Pat and Tim of Tennessee.
As a member of Payson First Church of the Nazarene, Mrs. Kelly not only prayerfully supported world missions’ endeavors, but also created clothing items using her knitting and crocheting skills.
A visitation and funeral for Mrs. Kelly was held Jan. 5at Messinger Payson Funeral Home. Interment was in Limon, Colo.