Obituary – Willa Dean (Kelly) Hines


Willa Dean (Kelly) Hines

October 17, 1928 – August 21, 2015
Age: 86
Residence: Bolivar, MO

Willa Dean Hines, age 86, of Bolivar, MO, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015, in her home.  She was born October 17, 1928, in Rocky Mount, NC, to Preston and Macie (Brice) Kelly, Sr.  She was united in marriage to Richard Lee Hines October 1, 1960.  She was a graduate of Wilson High School and the Graf Vo-Tech School of Practical Nursing in Springfield.  She worked many phases of nursing, loved her calling and was employed last few years by CMH Foundation until retirement.  She is an active member of Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church and held offices in Lakes District and Missouri West conference. She volunteered for several organizations, and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.  She loved her family and was a devoted mother and wife, always striving to be there when needed. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Richard Lee (Pee Wee) Hines, Sr.; three brothers: Lee Kelly, Jr., James D. Kelly, and Irvin Ross Kelly; and one sister Anne K. Buckner.

She is survived by her four children: Bobby McKim of Memphis, TN, Shari Sisco Jaske of Willard, MO, Angel Dayna Kelly of Las Vegas, NV, Richard Hines, Jr. of Springfield, MO; two step-children: Michael and Chuck Hines of Springfield, MO; 12 beloved grandchildren, seven precious great grandchildren, and one great great grandson; two sisters: Barbara Froman and husband Harry of Zelma, MO, and Shirley Moncreif and husband John of Orlando, FL; three brothers: Robert Kelly of FL, Michael Kelly of FL, and Fred Kelly and wife Linda of TN; a sister in-law Lou Kelly of FL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.  Burial will follow at Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Bolivar, MO.  Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 8:00 PM friends and family may call at they’re own convience Tuesday, August 25, 2015, in the funeral home.  Willa asked that donations be made to the charity of the donors choice.  Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.

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Visitation InformationLocation: Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Date/Time: 12-8 pm 8/25
Address:
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO
Phone: (417) 326-5211
Service InformationLocation: Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Date/Time: 1 pm 8/26
Address:
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO
Phone: (417) 326-5211