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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DL Capt. Jack S. Kelly

Update ..... with obituary and notice of memorial services planned for April 29th in Landrum SC...
please see information below and please RSVP to kayle.kelly@hotmail.com  ...
            Thank you,
                ~ Carol for the PCN 
online obituary site:   http://www.thehowzemortuary.com/obituaries/Jack-Kelly-2/#!/Obituary  
Jack S. Kelly, a graduate of Clemson University

Jack Sherman Kelly of Landrum, SC passed away on January 9, 2017.  He was born December 8, 1940, in Jacksonville, FL to Mack and Grace Kelly.  He was a graduate of Clemson University, a veteran who served in Vietnam as an Air Force F-4 Fighter Pilot, and a Pilot with Delta Airlines for 29 years.  He was Assistant Chief Pilot of Atlanta from 1989-1992, and Chief Pilot from 1992-1995.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Paul.
Surviving is a wife, Frances Kayle Kelly and daughter, Cristal Kelly; brothers Bill (Betty), J.R. (Carmelita), Terry (Roni); sisters Carol Cason (Ben), Nancy Allen, and Doris Jimenez (Abner).
There will be a celebration of his life on April 29, 2017 at 1pm at Mountain Hill Community Church, Glassy Mountain, Landrum, SC.  A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.thehowzemorturary.com 

Memorial donations may be made to Gentiva Hospice of Spartanburg, SC.
DL Capt. Jack S. Kelly
December 8, 1940 ~ January 9, 2017
Word has been received with the passing of Delta Golden Wings member retired Delta pilot and former Chief Pilot Captain Jack S. Kelly.  Captain Kelly passed due to complications of Parkinson’s Disease.  He was 76 years of age.  Captain Kelly joined Delta Air Lines 01-05-1970 and was based Atlanta.  He is survived by his wife Frances ‘Kayle’ and daughter Cristal. 
To date we have not seen an online obituary or guestbook but condolences may be sent to the family at
2 Night Hawk Way, Landrum, SC 29356-3406. 
Memorial services will be advised when known.  As we receive more information, we will be sure to pass it along.
            Thank you,
                ~ Carol for he PCN 
-------Original Message-------
From: Ben Frankland   Date: 1/10/2017 5:06:00 PM   Subject: Captain Jack Kelly
Please pass to all that Captain Jack Kelly passed Jan 9, 2016. Jack died from complications from Parkinsons Disease. He is survived by his wife Kayle and daughter Cristal.Jack was a former Chief Pilot in Atlanta. Condolences may be sent to Kayle Kelly, 2 Night Hawk Way, Landrum SC 29356. Memorial services will be announced later.
From: Julian Black  Sent: Monday, January 09, 2017 8:36 PM   Subject: JACK KELLY
DGW Folks: 
It is with great sorry that I report that another one of our greats has passed this evening. 
I just received the note below from Ben Frankland. 
Our hearts and prayers are with Jack and his family. 
Family address:   2 Night Hawk Way, Landrum, SC 29356 

From: Ben Frankland [mailto:bsfrankland@peoplepc.com] Sent: Monday, January 09, 2017 8:03 PM   Subject: jACK KELLY

..... with great regret,have to inform you of the passing of Captain Jack Kelly this evening.  
Jack had complications arising from Parkinson’s. 
More details and services, if any, to follow.
 Please pass to suitable individuals.  
Thank you,  
Ben Frankland    

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  1. Update ..... with obituary and notice of memorial services planned for April 29th in Landrum SC...
    please see information below and please RSVP to kayle.kelly@hotmail.com ...
    Thank you,
    ~ Carol for the PCN