Myrtle Irene Kelley, age 85, of Heber Springs, Arkansas passed away Friday, August 13, 2021 in Searcy, Arkansas. She was born September 1, 1935 in Marvell, Arkansas to the late Deward Reed and Alma Snyder Reed.
Irene was a member of Heber Springs Pine Street Church of Christ. She enjoyed gardening, attending to her flowers and enjoyed watching hummingbirds. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed organizing and hosting fish fries for her family whom she dearly loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Jenny Reed and Linda Shoop; brothers, Robert (Bobby) Reed and James (Jimmy) Reed and son, Johnny Fridell.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Kelley; son, Stevie Fridell (Betty) of St. Charles, Arkansas; one brother, George Reed (Wanda) of Russellville, Arkansas; two sisters, Connie Sue Polk of Pangburn, Arkansas and Grace Reed of Heber Springs, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Kacy Dawson (Tim) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Rebecca Fridell of St. Charles, Arkansas, Steven Fridell of Clarendon, Arkansas and Ashley Tice (Eric) of Searcy, Arkansas; four great-grandchildren, Kelley Dawson, John Paul (J.P.) Dawson, Lucy Tice, Brody Tice, and many friends.
Graveside services will be conducted for Irene and Henry Kelley at 10:30 am, Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Good Springs Cemetery with Steve Reeves officiating.
Arrangements are by Heber Springs Funeral Home.
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