Leatrice Joy West Kelly


Leatrice Joy West Kelly, 77, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Community Hospice Care Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Kelly was born September 22, 1941 in Blaine, Ky., a daughter of the late Noah N. and Mertie Ferguson West.
Also preceding in death is brother, Claude West, and sister, Josephine Perry.
Leatrice was a graduate of Blaine High School and a homemaker. She loved her family, and her hobbies included gardening and flowers, camping, crocheting, being outside, riding her bike, and she loved going out to eat. Leatrice was a former member of Boyd County Homemakers, active in Women's Ministry, and attended Cannonsburg Nazarene Church.
Surviving is her adoring husband of 59 years, Clinton C. Kelly; their children, Debra A. Stratton (Doyle) of Catlettsburg, Sandra L. Cordle (Thomas, Jr) of Ashland, Ky., Stephen C. Kelly (Michelle) of Ashland, Ky.; grandchildren, Corey Stratton (Kayla), Kelly Nattier (Jason), Blake Kelly (Keirann), Lindsay Cordle, Brayden Kelly; and great grandchildren, Bryden, Kennedi, and Dakota.
She is also survived by brothers, Grover Eugene West of Louisa, Ky., Spencer "Jim" West (Joan) of Kenova, W.Va., Floyd C. "Buck" West (Evelyn) of Louisa, Ky., Donald R. West (Donna) of Louisa, Ky., Paul West, Jr (Joyce) of Louisa, Ky., Eddie Dean West (Theresa) of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Edith Ann Walker (Bob) of Louisa, Lana Gay Wright of Springfield, Ohio; and brother-in-law James Perry of Louisa.
Funeral Service for Mrs. Kelly will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street, Catlettsburg. Chaplain Jimm Smedley will officiate. Final resting place in Rose Hill Mausoleum. Visiting hours are 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41129.
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 10, 2019
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Yvette Romec
Jun 13, 2019
Dearest Sandy & Family,
Thinking and praying for you and your family today. I am very sorry for the loss of your momma. May God hold all of you and keep you in the palm of his hand. Love you guys. 🙏
Faith Evans and Brandon Louthan
Jun 12, 2019
Thinking of y’all, this week. Sending all our prayers!
Phyllis Griffith
Jun 11, 2019
Prayers from me to the entire family. Leatrice was a lovely, wonderful person. I feel truly blessed to have gotten to know her.
Randy and Kim Jessie
Jun 11, 2019
May you find comfort in the Blessed Assurance of your loved one's eternity and the Precious Memories of the times you spent together! Love & prayers🙏💞