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Gene Kelly

August 12, 1949 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 72)

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Mr. Gene Kelly, 72, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday morning, September 8th, 2021, while at home surrounded by his loving family.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 on Saturday morning, September 11th, 2021, from the Chapel of Norton Funeral Home with Reverend Tom McCrea officiating.  Burial with Military Honors provided by Ft. Jackson will follow in Magnolia Cemetery and the family will be receiving friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

A native and lifelong resident of Hartsville, Mr. Kelly was a son of the late Hart & Bennie Mae Jordan Kelly.  Gene loved his family; especially his grandchildren, enjoyed bowling, and retired from Sonoco Products Company after 38 years of service.  He was a member of the Gathering Place Church of the Nazarene, a church he greatly loved.  Mr. Kelly also proudly served our country in the United States Army.  

Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Sharon Cox Kelly of the home; daughter, Hester (David) Scarsella of Columbia; grandchildren, Finley Scarsella and Oliver Scarsella; siblings: Lynette (Toy) Dutton of Hartsville, Etral (Steve) Shumate of Hartsville, Tommy (Mary) Kelly of Florence, and a sister-in-law, Denise Kelly of Hartsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Terry Kelly

Memorials may be made to the Gathering Place Church of the Nazarene at 1919 W. Bobo Newsom Hwy, Hartsville, SC 29550.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Kelly family. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville
1414 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville
1414 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 11, 2021

Magnolia Cemetery
140 South Cedar Lane
Hartsville, SC 29550

Donations

Gathering Place Church of the Nazarene
1919 W. Bobo Newsom Hwy., Hartsville SC 29550

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