Violet Kelley

Obituary of Violet B. Kelley

Violet B. Kelley, age 94, of Adrian, died Saturday, October 23, 2021, at ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital. She was born August 24, 1927, in Lenawee County to Reno L. and Ethel J. (Miller) Roe. She married Thomas W. Kelley on December 26, 1959, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2016. Violet was a member of the Madison Nazarene Church for many years. She was a homemaker and also worked alongside her husband in the Service Station Business.


She survived by her son, Mitchell T. Kelley; daughter-in-law, Sue Osborne; three grandchildren, Jonathan A. (Michelle) Osborne of MO, Joshua L. (Wendy) Osborne of GA, and Brandi Saenz of Adrian; three step-grandchildren, Justin, Daniel, and Jenny; six great-grandchildren, Nicole, Nicholes, Ashylnn, Ayden, Madison, and Jaivonni. In addition to her husband, Thomas, she was preceded in death by her parents; son, Randy Osborne; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Kelley; step-grandchild, John; three brothers, Roy, Robert and Paul Roe; and three sisters, Fern E. Maloney, Ginny Rohrback, and Betty Baugh.


Per Violet’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian with Rev. Anna Good officiating.


You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be made to Madison Nazarene Church or to the Lenawee Humane Society. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.


Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Lenawee Hills Memorial Park
1291 Wolf Creek Hwy.
Adrian, Michigan, United States