Obituary and funeral service: Iris Lee O’Kelley, 85, of Monroe

Iris Lee O’Kelley, 85, passed away on February 8, 2021. She was born on November 20, 1935 in Monroe, to the late Roy Lee Roberts and the late Willie Lee Aaron Roberts. Iris was the youngest of eleven children. She is preceded in death by her three brothers and seven sisters.

Surviving members of Mrs. O’Kelley’s family are her husband of 68 years Gene O’Kelley, her son and daughter-in-law, David and Melba O’Kelley; grandchildren, Chante Hunt and James Freeman, Mannin and Jennifer Tucker; great-granddaughters, Ava, Bella, and Gia; sister-in-law, Hazel Roberts. Numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:00 am at Resthaven Cemetery in Monroe, GA with the Rev. Don Malcom officiating.  

In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity in Mrs. O’Kelley’s name.

Meadows Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Please sign the guest book at

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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