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Mary Ann (Ross) Kelly Obituary

Mary Ann (Ross) Kelly, 82, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at her home in Pawhuska. 

Mary Ann was born September 6, 1935, in Arkansas City, KS, the daughter of Floyd Freeman Ross and Martha J. Billingsley Ross.  Raised on a farm North of Pawhuska, she attended Roman Catholic School, followed by Pawhuska High School.  She was married to Carl Kelly.  Honor bound to her Catholic raising, Mary Ann did not hold grudges and loved everyone unconditionally.  In her spare time, she enjoyed playing poker, going to the casino, playing slots and cards, and dancing.  She loved her great-grandkids.

Surviving are her husband, Carl Kelly; daughter Jean Ann West and husband, Don, of Tulsa, OK; granddaughter Valerie Papillion and husband, Brian, of Spring, TX; great granddaughters Adrianne, Amari, Checotah and Harlow; great grandsons Warrior Ross Papillion, all of Spring, TX; step-daughter Jodi Green and husband, Mike; step-granddaughter Kelli Sumner and husband, Keith; step-great granddaughters, Jaci and Lani Sumner, of Cedar Vale, KS; step-son Mike Richardson and wife, Mitzi, of Bartlesville; step-granddaughter Michelle Golden; step- great-grandchildren Macy and Cable; step-grandson Travis Richardson and wife, Daisey,; step-great grandson, Chance Richardson and step-great granddaughter, Jadai Richardson, all of Collinsville, OK

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Darlene Black and Janna Sue Brookshire; brother Fred Chance Whiteman, III; and niece Terri Shackleford.

Graveside services will be held Monday, April 2, 10:00 AM, in the Pawhuska City Cemetery.  Deacon Robert Axsom will officiate. 

Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home, Pawhuska.

 


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Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home


Original Publish Date: 2018-04-01 00:00:00

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