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VISITATION Friday, May 19, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00 A.M.
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue

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05/19/2017 08:12 PM


Ms. Vannette Massey Kelly of Tampa, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.   Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue with Reverend Dr. Glenn B. Dames Jr, of Allen Temple AME Church, officiating.   

Ms. Vannette Massey Kelly was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa Florida. She was educated in the Public Schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of  Howard W.  Blake High School, Class of 1968.

Ms. Kelly was employed as a member of Housekeeping Services at Hillsborough Community College. 

She leaves to cherish her memory: a loving and devoted son, Willie Van Kelly of Tampa, FL; brother, Edgar White (Penny) of Detroit, MI; granddaughter, JaNayasia Kelly of Jacksonville, NC; aunt/mother, Ida Chatfield of Jacksonville, FL; aunt, Mary White, Laura White of Waycross, GA; Brosins, Kenneth White, Ojay Allen of Tampa FL, Bernard White (Janice) and Lemanuel Chatfield of Jacksonville, FL; niece, Kia T. White of Detroit, MI; Godsons, Tajar Welch, Kirby Beacham of Tampa, FL, Corey Curry and Greg Williams (Shannon); cousins, Marshrine Calhoun (Ronnie), Phillis J. Mike, Anna Mike, Yolanda Chatfield, Connie (Henry) of Jacksonville, FL, Melzella (Otis), Charlotte & Faye of Waycross, GA, Tracey Chatfield (Vannesa), Danny (Regina) of Jacksonville, FL, Bonnie Anderson (Murrell) of Warner Robins, GA, Glynis West, Tim King, Sarah and Lashawn Larry, Armando Larry (Georgette), David Larry of Tampa, FL, Fred Allen (Debbie) of Bushnell, FL; special friends, Patricia White, Nicque Smith, Sylvia Smith Johnson, Justine Hayes-Bevel (Moses), Maisha Chester (Earnest) of Tampa FL; along with a host of other nieces, nephews, and other sorrowing relatives and friends.   

The remains will repose after 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 19 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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