Cathy's Story

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Cathy Marie Kelley was born in the Briggs Community on December 12, 1951, to Don C. Presley and Geneva (Wright) Presley. She passed away in Tahlequah on June 3, 2017, at the age of 65 years 5 months and 28 days.

Marie was raised in the Briggs community where she attended school.
She began her career in nursing working at Go Ye Villlage and Grace Living Center and continued to do so for over twenty five years.

Marie was married to Andy Joe Phillips until his passing in 1991. In 1994 she met the love of her life Charles Kelley and the two married in 1996.

She attended the 29 Eleven Church in Tahlequah.

Marie loved watching and supporting her grandchildren participate in their sporting events. She enjoyed spending time with her family, taking vacations and she took pride in making her house a home.

Marie was preceded in death by her first husband, Andy Joe Phillips; her parents, Don and Geneva Presley; two brothers, Donald Jean Presley and Jack Presley.

She is survived by her husband Charley Kelly of the home; three children, Kevin Phillips and Kjauan Marshall, of the home and Shannon Coleman and husband Ray of Braggs, Oklahoma; brothers, John Berry Presley and wife Carole, Earl Presley, and Rex Presley and his wife Pat; her sister, Pat Cook; two grandchildren, Jacob and Kyle Coleman; and many extended family members, friends and loved ones.
Published on June 6, 2017
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