Mrs. Marion Elsie Lyday Kelling

Mrs. Marion Elsie Lyday Kelling, 94, of Ellijay, formerly of Blue Anchor, N.J., died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Gilmer Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Woodlawn, Pa., to the late Estus Daniel Lyday and Barbara Lyday.

She was a member of the Grace Union United Methodist Church in Blue Anchor, N.J., and owned and operated Bates Mill Antiques.

She is preceded in death by husband, Charles Henry Kelling; daughter, Joyce Duble; and grandson, Ethan Duble.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Art Williams, of Ellijay, Carla and Jack Galloway, of Flint, Texas, and Kirk Duble of North Carolina; grandchildren, Michelle Williams Neal, Lori Shinar, Dirk Duble, Kate Galloway, Thomas Galloway; great-grandchildren, Hayden Neal, Marlee Neal, Raynah Neal, Charlotte Shinar, and Olivia Shinar; and sister, Betty Walston of Jacksonville, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from Grace Union Methodist Church with Pastor Joseph Breig officiating and Art Williams speaking.

Music will be by Jay Johnson.

Interment will follow in the Bates Mill Cemetery in Blue Anchor, N.J.

Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service hour at noon at the church Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Grace Union United Methodist Church, 131 East Central Avenue, Blue Anchor, NJ 08037 or to the Gideon’s International, Ellijay Camp, P.O. Box 1704, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mrs. Kelling.

Condolences can be made at

Logan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006