Bernice L. Kelly

May 7, 1930 - May 17, 2020
Bernice L. Kelly

Bernice L. (Brady) Kelly, 90, Seneca, MO passed into eternal rest Sunday, May 17, 2020 at her home in Seneca surrounded by her family. Bernice Lee Brady was born May 7, 1930 in Seneca, MO the daughter of Truman E. Brady and Lena B. (Holden) Brady.

Bernice was a 1948 graduate of Seneca High School. Bernice Brady met James Kelly in California in 1951 and they were married November 23, 1952 in Yuma, AZ. They moved to Galena, KS in 1977 and then to Seneca, MO in 1983. James preceded her in death April 30, 1986. Bernice was a homemaker. She loved taking care of her yard and her flowers. Bernice was a big Cubs fan and was of the Baptist Faith.

Bernice was preceded in death by; one daughter Dee Ann Hayward; six brothers, Jack, Bill, Kob, Francis, Jimmy and Jerry; two sisters Muggy Malone and Wanda Montgomery.

Survivors include one daughter; Patricia G. Penn, Lucerne, CA; two sons, Michael B. Kelly and wife Roxane, Redding, CA and Kenneth J. Kelly, Seneca, MO; 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law Wanda Brady and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Seneca Cemetery with John Crowley and Truman Brady officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.