Dorothy Kelley

Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Dorothy A. Kelley, of Davenport, died on Nov. 25, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Burial will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, Calif. Visitation is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with services at 1 p.m.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1923, in Davenport, to Frank and Suzanne Connelly Kelley.
Surviving are her nephews, Steven and Michael Kelley, both of California; great-nieces, Nicole and Allison Kelley; and dear friend and caregiver, Meda Keeney.


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