Arthur Kelly, 1947-2017

Art Kelly

Arthur Lee Kelly, 69, of Little Rock passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

He was born on May 31, 1947 in Texarkana, Arkansas, to Donald and Emma Lee Burke Kelly. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and a veteran of the United States Navy. Arthur worked for Cromwell Architectural Firm for over thirty years.

Survivors include his children, Katherine Kelly McSweeney and Thomas Arthur Kelly; step-children, Tabatha A. Toney and George Toney, III (Meme); a grandson, Ethan Luke McSweeney; and a brother, William Donald Kelly, Jr. He is preceded in death by his wife, the Rev. Cecilia Malone Kelly, a deacon who served on the Arkansas Conference ministry staff; and by his parents.

Services were held Thursday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Lynn Lindsey and Dr. Kurt Boggan.