Sandy Kelley, 64, of Orange passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur where she has been battling with health issues for two years.

Funeral Services were held Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Bridge City with Pastor Rudy Elizondo officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Born in Huntington Long Island, N.Y. on Oct. 18, 1947, Sandy was the daughter of Glenn and Margaret Sharpe. In 1968, Sandy moved to Huntsville, Ala. where she calls home. Later, she moved to Orange in 1985, to be with the rest of her family. She was a hairdresser for 25 years in Alabama and was a very talented artist who had a great eye for interior and floral designs. Sandy had a sense of humor and trusted everyone and didn’t care who it was. She will never be forgotten.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Charles (Chuck) Kelley.

Those left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Deborah Kelley of Bridge City; and son and daughter-in-law, Waylon and Amy Kelley of Orangefield.

She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Bailey Kelley, Morghan Kelley, Jewell Kelley, Tyran Kelley, Kamryn Kelley and Gavyn Kelley; sister, Diane Upton of Mauriceville; brother, Randy Sharp of Orange; sister and brother-in-law, Glenda and Stephen Granger of Orangefield; five nieces; and many great nieces and nephews.

Doug Fincher, Ronnie Holley, Brian Cart and Rob Soden served as pallbearers. Stephen Granger was the honorary pallbearer.