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Geneva Kelly

February 23, 1947 — March 18, 2022

CLEVELAND- Geneva Fratesi Kelly age 75 of Cleveland, MS passed away Friday, March 18, 2022, at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, MS.

 
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Monday, March 21, 2022, at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be in the New Cleveland Cemetery. Brother Larry Weaver will officiate the services.
 
Geneva was born February 23, 1947, to Phillip Fratesi and Lillian Velma Strawbridge Fratesi in Cleveland, MS. She was a former line worker for Color Tile for over 15 years. She married James Kelly on July 1, 1988, in Cleveland.
Geneva loved taking care of her grandchildren, sewing, making dresses, and cooking for her family.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Velma Fratesi, and her husband, James Kelly.
 
She is survived by her sons, Phillip Andrew Strickland of Cleveland, MS. James Earl Kelly (Zel) of Richland, MS, Mark Kelly (Sandy) of Richland, MS.
4 grandchildren, Dewayne Kelly, Cassie Kelly Rivers, Phillip Strickland, Jr. (Blair), and Samantha Davis (Ethan), 12 great-grandchildren, a host of cousins, and extended family.
 
Pallbearers are, Micheal Aguzzi, Chris Hudson, John Buck, Bobby Holder, Nick Weaver, and Robert Grimes.
 
 
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The online guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.
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Monday, March 21, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Monday, March 21, 2022

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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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N Bayou Rd, Cleveland, MS

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