Martha Anne Kelly passed away at 5:13 pm on July 14, 2020 in the retirement community, “The Villa”.
Martha Anne Kelly was born in Mission, Texas on September 12, 1940. She grew up in Alice, and Corpus Christi, Texas. She graduated from Tuloso Midway High School in 1958. She joined the Army in 1958. She later moved to Houston, Texas and worked for Rockwell, International in the seventies in Clear Lake, Texas. She had a passion for reading and owned a small paperback Book Store and Office Supply in the 80’s in Dickinson, Texas. In 1991 she moved back to her hometown of Corpus Christi and worked for Del Mar Community College in the Drama department as an administrative assistant until she retired. Her last home was The Villa retirement community.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edwin Foster Kelly and Ruby Lankford Kelly of Corpus Christi, Texas and brother, Edwin Thomas Kelly of Corpus Christi, Texas.
She is survived by her sister, Lorene Houghton and husband Richard Houghton of the Woodlands, Texas; her son, Lawrence Stanley Bryant and wife, Patricia Ann Bryant of Robstown, Texas; her daughter, Geneva Olson of Tomball, Texas; her grandchildren, Kelly Rae Winkler and husband Matt Winkler of Yoakum, Texas; Grandson, Lawrence Francis Bryant and wife Lauren Bryant of Houston, Texas; Granddaughter Jessica Marie Svetlik and husband Marshall Svetlik of Corpus Christi, Texas. Shelby Diann Olson of Houston, Texas, Noah Christopher Olson of Tomball, Texas and Kyleigh Elizabeth Olson of Tomball, Texas and great grandchildren, Harper Winkler, Brinley Winkler and Lawrence “Wren” Bryant.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her honor to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. www.alzfdn.org.
The family would like to give a heart felt thanks to “The Villa” retirement community for taking such good care of our loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
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