Mr. Dovard Gordon Kelley

Mr. Dovard Gordon Kelley of Newnan, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his residence.

He was born May 31, 1934, in Roanoke, AL, to the late Andrew Gordon and Mary Jane (Flournory) Kelley. He moved his family to Newnan in September of 1966. Mr. Kelley was employed by William L Bonnell Company for over 25 years. After retirement he went to work for the City of Newnan Cemetery Department, where he retired after 15 years on Jan. 31, 2013.

Mr. Kelley was preceded in death by his wife, Amanda Baker Kelley; granddaughter, Ami Victoria Chambers; sisters, Bertha Spradlin and Frances McNelis; brothers, Clifford Kelley, Richard Kelley and Walter Kelley.

He is survived by his daughters and son-in-laws, Tammie R. Chambers & Jerry R. Chambers of Danielsville, GA, Anda R. Crawford and Javier Carra Mendosa Jr. of Forest Park, GA; grandchildren, William C. Windom III, Jeffrey K. Windom, Ricky D. Chambers and Candice E. Chambers; great-grandchildren, Kimberly Michelle, Shaina Rochelle and William C. Windom IV, Lucas Dovard, Luke Andrew, Corbin James and Amanda Carolina Chambers; great-great-grandchildren, Christopher Coursey, Jennity Nevaeh Dills, Railynn Windom; sister, Nina Allen; brothers, Leon, James, Charles and Cecil Kelley.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 15 from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church with Dr. Melvin Payne and Rev. Alton Midgett Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-4580

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