Rita Kelly, 50, of Mauriceville, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2008.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 22, 2008, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Reverend Gary Wheeler of First United Pentecostal Church of Orange will officiate. Interment will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.

Visitation will be 5:00-10:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Rita was born June 2, 1957, in Orange to Arthur and Janearl (LeDoux) Lormand. She was a lifelong resident of the Orange area and had resided in Mauriceville for the past 12 years.

She was a loving wife, mother and beloved daughter, who enjoyed tending to her flowers and plants and caring for her pets. Rita loved life and will be truly missed by those who loved her and knew her best.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur “Junior” Lormand and brother, James Michael Lormand.

She is survived by her husband, Kevin “Radar” Kelly of Mauriceville, mother, Janearl Isely, father in law and mother in law, John and Barbara Kelly, all of Orange; son, Chance Kelly of Mauriceville; sisters, Tonia Ann Coon of Orange, Deborah Jean Slocum of Mauriceville and brother in law and sister in law, Andrew and Pris Kelly of Clearwater, FL.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Dean LeDoux, Ricker LeDoux, Danny Tarbutton, John Toohey, Gary DeLisle and Doug Elmore.