January 25, 1949 - April 18, 2022
KELLY, Mrs. Christan - Age 73, passed away Monday, April 18, 2022 at Willowbrook Manor. Family hour 10:30 AM Friday, April 29, 2022 at Foss Avenue Baptist Church, 1159 E. Foss Ave., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Pastor Reginald Flynn, officiating. Interment Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, 2020 E. Hill Rd., Grand Blanc, MI. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:30 AM Friday. Mrs. Kelly will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Thursday, April 28, 2022. Mrs. Christan Kelly was born January 25, 1949 in Turner, Arkansas, the daughter of Amanda Hoard and Van Mayo. Christan accepted Christ at an early age of 12, straight from the “Mourning Bench.” She graduated from Holly Grove High School, “Class of 1968” in Holly Grove, AR. Christan attended Mary Holmes Junior College in Westpointe, MS. She moved to Flint, Michigan in 1971 where she met and married her husband, Arthur Richard Kelly in 1973. Christan began working as a Cook at Willow Brook Manor Nursing Home and was later promoted to Dietary Supervisor. She served Willow Brook Manor for 32 years before retiring in 2008. Christan was a member of Foss Avenue Baptist Church for approximately 37 years where she served on the Usher Board, President of Nurse’s Guild and as Deaconess. She was an avid jogger/walker and enjoyed being very active. Christan also enjoyed watching movies, surfing the internet and spending time with her family. Oh how she loved the Lord! She always saw the good in people and never complained! She left this life with a smile on her face! Mrs. Christan Kelly leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Arthur Richard Kelly; 2 daughters, Kandra (Lonie) Donald Jr. of Big Rapids, MI and Karla (Cedric) Lowe of Lansing, MI; grandchildren, La’Kie Donald, MI, Lance Donald, both of Big Rapids, MI, Charla Jackson and Donovan Jackson, both of Lansing, MI; sister, Delois (Joseph) Porter; 4 sisters-in-law, Carolyn Mayo of Flint, Inez Mayo of St. Louis, MO, Geraldine Mayo of Holly Grove, AR and Cheryl Kelly of Denver, CO; brother-in-law, Joseph Porter of Flint; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including special friends, May and Reggie Jefferson, Minnie Gill, Dorothy Proctor, Ruth Miller and Helen Ward. Mrs. Kelly was preceded in death by her mother, Amanda (Hoard) Mayo; father, Van Mayo; brothers, Van Vernon, Melvin, Ruel Lawrence, and Orlando Mayo. The family would like to express special thanks to Hurley Medical Center staff, Dr. Saeed, Willow Brook Manor staff, Rev. Dr. Reginald Flynn and the Foss Avenue Baptist Church family, Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, Pastor Juanita Crump and the Five Fold Ministry Christian Center family.
KELLY, Mrs. Christan - Age 73, passed away Monday, April 18, 2022 at Willowbrook Manor. Family hour 10:30 AM Friday, April 29, 2022 at Foss Avenue Baptist Church, 1159 E. Foss Ave., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Pastor Reginald... View Obituary & Service Information
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