Maxine Kelly

Maxine Kelly, 91, of Rushville died at 3:20 a.m. Aug. 4, 2014, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Bainbridge Twp., Schuyler County, Illinois, the daughter of Sherman and Olive Ward Drawve. She married Oleathe Kelly on Nov. 27, 1947, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 2004.

After graduating from Rushville High School, she began working at Vedder’s Drug Store. When the business became Moreland and Devitt Drug Store, she remained as a pharmacy technician until she retired in 1983.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Steve Akins and Mr. David Haney officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

Memorials may be made to Schuyler Senior Center or Rushville First Presbyterian Church.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/6/2014


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