And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

Luke 1:46-47



Marilyn Alford Kelly

December 2, 1938 – May 23, 2020

MARILYN JEANELL ALFORD KELLY,  age 81, of Slidell, LA, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Everett Kelly. Mother of Keith Alan Kelly (Nathalie), Kevin Dale Kelly (Susan) and Karen Kelly Groom (Brett). Daughter of the late Ralph Davis Alford and Margie Bankston Alford. Sister of  Walton Ellis Alford (Peggy) and the late Gaylon Ralph Alford (Peggy). Also survived by 6 grandchildren, Tristan and Saoirse Kelly, Logan and Ronan Kelly, Emma and Ethan Groom and several nieces and nephews. A native of Bolivar, La. and a longtime resident of Slidell, La. She was a retired School Teacher with the St. Tammany Parish School System. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church, where she was very active in volunteering her time and energy.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Services at First Baptist Church, 4141 Pontchartrain Blvd., Slidell, LA., on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.


Visitation at the church on Saturday  after 9:00 A.M. until funeral time.

Donations to First Baptist Church Pantry Ministry, preferred, in lieu of flowers.




Read the Bible in 2020 – May 27th

  • 2 Samuel 12:1-31
  • John 16:1-33
  • Psalm 119:65-80
  • Proverbs 16:4-5



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Today, I’m thankful for God watering most of my flowers all week and David watering the rest.  What is one thing you are thankful for today?

Anna Lee