Chapel Hill: Obituaries

Marion Kelley

Marian Kelley, 94, of York and formerly of Carrboro, NC died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Misericordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Born October 29, 1921 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Richard C. and Anna (Zimmerman) Kelley.Marian was a graduate of Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH. She was a member of the Church of Reconciliation, Chapel Hill, N.C. She volunteered for numerous local organizations including her church. She loved to sew. She enjoyed taking walks in the woods behind her home in Carrboro. She was a generous and loving friend who had the heart of a servant. Mare had an inquisitive mind which led her to explore many faiths and spiritual traditions. Above all else, she was devoted to her family and friends and loved spending time with them.She is survived by 2 daughters, Susan and her husband, John Uhler of York and Anne Carlyle Poteat of Pittsboro, N.C.; a son, Edwin McNeill Poteat of Greensboro, N.C.; 5 grandchildren, Anna Kristen Uhler-McKeown and her husband, Simon of Falls Church, VA, Gretchen Scott and her husband, Keith of Bethesda, MD, Nijah Poteat, Jada Poteat, and J’nai Poteat all of Greensboro, N.C.; and 2 great-grandsons, Trey and Cameron Scott of Bethesda, MD. She was also survived by a sister, Anita Pearson of Orinda, CA and her former daughter-in-law Kizzy Poteat of Greensboro and step great-granddaughter, Ruby McKeown of York, PA.A Celebration of Life Service will be held on August 13, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Reconciliation, 110 N. Eliot Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St. York, PA 17403. Web Address: www.etzweiler <a href="http://funeralhome.com" target="_new">funeralhome.com</a>

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