Dorothy Rose Mimms Mangum Kelly

Services for Rose Kelly will be held Friday, December 29, 2017, 2 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood.

Rose, 80, died on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born on January 3, 1937, in Carroll County to the late Bruce and Florence Miller Mimms. She worked for JC Penny and Irvin Automotive for several years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, David Bradshaw; one daughter, Mitzi Peeples; two sisters, Betty Breeland  and Phoebe Andrews; one granddaughter, Tamara Haddon; and a husband, Billy Kelly.

She is survived by two sons, Jim (Gay) Mangum of Greenwood and Bubba (Janice) Kelly of Greenwood; two daughters, LaDonna Mangum of Greenwood and Kamala (Roger) Alford of Greenwood; 11 grandchildren; 12 ½ great-grandchildren; and a special daughter, Reeda Sessum, of Carrollton.

Visitation was held on Thursday, December 28, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Rev. Lanny Haley officiated the services. Pallbearers were Rob Walker, Greg Walker, Derek Walker, Tyler Bingham, Noah Carpenter, and Adam Hodges. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Williams & Lord was is in charge. An online guestbook can be signed at



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