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Anita Cross Kelley (01-29-2015)
Funeral services for
Anita Cross Kelley, 60 of
Bernice, were at 2 p.m. on
Wednesday, January 28,
2015, at the First Baptist
Church in Bernice with Rev.
Charles Malone offi ciating.
Interment followed in Bernice
City Cemetery under
direction of Kilpatrick Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Anita was born on August
29, 1954 in Little Rock,
Ark. and passed away on
January 26, 2015 in Ruston.
She was a member of the
First Baptist Church in
Bernice. Anita received
her MA at Louisiana Tech
University and then retired
from teaching in the Union Parish School system.
She is preceded in death by: Her father Leon L. Cross;
mother-in-law “Puddin” Kelley; sister Donna Brazzel; and
nieces, April Dance, and Lana Cross.
She is survived by: Her husband of 43 years Kim Kelley
of Bernice; mother, Wilma L. Brazzel of Ruston; sister,
Pam Dance of Ruston; brother, Jerry Cross and wife Cindy
of Shreveport; sister, Sherri Campbell and husband Scott
of Duson, LA; brother-in-laws, Pete Kelley and wife Anne,
Kasey Kelley and wife Pam; sister-in-law, Kathy Kelley
Smith and husband B.W.; father-in-law Major Charles Kelley
of Bernice; as well as numerous nephews, and nieces.
In lieu of fl owers memorials may be made to D.A.R.T.
(Domestic Abuse Resistance Team) in Ruston, LA or the
First Baptist Church in Bernice.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January
27, 2015 from at the church.
Online condolence messages may be sent to the family