Delma Jane Kerley, 82, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.
Born Aug. 12, 1926, in Decatur, Ala., daughter of the late William Sterling and Jenny Etta Ezelle Garrett, she was a case worker of Division of Family Services in Caruthersville. She was a member of the Eastwood United Methodist Church in Caruthersville, Historical Society, and the Fan Tan Card Club.
On Jan 27, 1948, she married Cecil "Skeet" Kerley, who preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 1980.
Survivors include two daughters, Pam Anderson and Patricia Kerley Civilette, both of Caruthersville; one brother, Robert Garrett, of Caruthersville; one sister, Velma Rollins, of Caruthersville and one granddaughter, Jennifer Anderson, of Caruthersville.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., today, Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.
Pallbearers were Charlie Jones, Terry Rushing, Bobby Culler, Don Garrett, Larry Thrasher and Martin Ray.
John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements