MAYSVILLE - George Dilmos O’Kelley Sr., 74, died on Sunday, September 11, 2011.
He was born in Commerce, the son of the late A.D. O’Kelley and Imogene Wood O’Kelley. He was the owner of O’Kelley Paving Company in Maysville for over 39 years and was a member of Maysville Baptist Church. Mr. O’Kelley was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Elaine O’Kelley.
Survivors include his wife, Hilda Smith O’Kelley, Commerce; son, George O’Kelley, Jr., Maysville, son, Terry A. O’Kelley, Homer, daughter, Luci Ariail, Maysville, daughter, Lee O’Kelley, Gainesville, son, Joe O’Kelley, Commerce, son Jonathan O’Kelley, Jefferson, daughter, Cheris Skelton, Gainesville, daughter, Christy Pierce, Gainesville; sister, Gwen Saville, Maysville; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. at Maysville Baptist Church with Brian Stowe and the Rev. James Dumas officiating. Interment will be at Sunrise Cemetery in Maysville. The Family will receive friends on Tuesday Sept. 13, at Evans Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Those who are honored to serve as pallbearers are Terry O’Kelley, Doug Standridge, Rick Ariail, John Ariail, Jody Spivey and Christian O’Kelley.
Flowers are optional or donations may be made to Maysville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 329 Mayville, GA 30558.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.