Shirley Ann Kellems

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Shirley Ann Kellems, 80, of Beebe, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at her home. She was born May 8, 1937 a daughter of the late Henry David and Annie Lee (Talley) Fowlkes. Shirley was employed as a CNA and thoroughly enjoyed caring for people. She was saved and baptized in 1983 and was a member of the Assembly of God. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed dancing and rodeos and was a Golden Girls fanatic. She is survived by her 6 children, Sharon DeGroat (Rick), Debbie Kellems (Danny), Kathy Massey, Brenda Voyles (Don), Teresa Reed (Jim) and Dennessa Decker; the son she never had, David Fowlkes; brother, Jimmy Carol Fowlkes; 16 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson and her precious dog, Lulu. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis R. Kellems and a brother, Charles Ray Fowlkes. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services were conducted Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Grizzard Cemetery by Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob, Judsonia.