Margaret Geraldine “Gerry” (Franks) Kelley
August 8, 1932 – January 29, 2018
A funeral service for Margaret Geraldine “Gerry” (Franks) Kelley, 85, of Heath, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeff Belt officiating. Burial will follow in Lutheran Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.
Gerry passed away January 29, 2018, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born August 8, 1932, in Newark, to the late Harlan and Florence M. (Cooperrider) Franks.
Gerry owned Kelley’s Flowers for 46 years before selling the shop to retire in 2003, and she was part owner of the former F & K Greenhouses. She was a member of Newark Elks #391 Ladies Auxiliary and UCT Newark Council #274. She attended Heath United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her monthly Thursday euchre club.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Kelley of Heath; son, Tim (Debbie) Kelley of Heath; granddaughters, Jessica Kelley of Los Angeles and Paige Kelley of Heath; brother, Richard Franks of Maryland, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack C. Kelley, whom she married on October 2, 1955.
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