Lonnie Kelly


Lonnie Kelly, 78, of Waco, formerly of Marlin, passed away Monday, November 10th.

A gathering of family and friends: 4:30PM to 6:30PM Friday, November 14th at Lake Shore Funeral home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Lonnie was born November 26, 1935 in Kosse to Maurice and Grace (Briggs) Kelly. He attended Kosse schools. He worked in Houston as a security guard all of his working life. He was a member of Trinity Memorial Baptist Church in Marlin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Johnny Kelly.Survivors include daughters, Lisa Kelly-Wilson and husband Mike, and Vicky Kelly-Higginbotham and husband Dennis; granddaughter, Christy Roby; sister, LaVelleTopaloff; brothers, Bill Kelly, and Herman “Butch” Kelly and wife Pat; several nieces and nephews; numerous other relatives; and his cat, Kitty.

The family would like to acknowledge a special thanks to Providence Hospice.

Memorials should be made to Trinity Memorial Baptist Church in Marlin.

Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. pam and steve jones

    Lisa, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Love you guys.

  2. My condolences to you Lisa and your family. May you treasure those fond memories about your father and his life. Love his little kitty because she will miss her pappy. God Bless!

  3. Joseph & Melanie Hultman

    Lisa & Mike,
    Our thoughts are with you as you go through this difficult time. Please reach out if there is anything we can do to help.
    Joe & Melanie Hultman

  4. I am very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family at this very hard time. If you need anything at all, please let me know. – Linda Burt

  5. Lisa, I’m so sorry to hear about the death of your beloved Daddy. I’m here for you, 24/7. May you mourn him well, and live your life happy, the way he would want you to do. You are the best thing he ever did. Thanks, Lonnie, for giving so many of us a great friend.

  6. Lisa,

    My thoughts are with you through your time of heartache. I am praying for you and your family during this difficult time. He gave this world a beautiful, smart and wonderful woman. Love you.

  7. Lisa and Family: Thinking of you all and sending you peace and find memories.

  8. I’m thankful that your father gave me a special person in you to call my friend! I’m so sorry that you have to experience the sadness of losing him from life on earth, but I know he will be watching over you from Heaven. I’m so glad that you have Michael, your sister, friends and loved ones, your puppy and your dad’s kitty to help you get through sad days. Let’s get together occasionally so that I can help comfort and cheer you up! Love you girl & wish you strength & condolence at this time! ~Connie

  9. Jack and Virginia Foshee

    To the Lonnie Kelly Family, our prayers and thoughts are with you. Please know we’re sending our loving thoughts and a fervent prayer for His peace to surround you. The Foshee Family

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