Barbara Richison Kelly, age 79, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Riverside Hospital. Born in St. Louis, MO in 1942 to Tom and Martha Richison, Barbara was a longtime resident of Clintonville and proud alumna of North High School.
She is preceded in death by her husband William Bryan Kelly in 1998 and sister Janet Richison in 2019. Barbara is survived by five children Sean, Jeanie, Tracy, Renee and Tom, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Barbara was a devoted wife and mother, a lover of nature, animals and a kind person of deep and abiding faith.
Funeral services will be held at SHAW-DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, 4341 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214 on July 2, 2021. The family will greet guests from 4-5pm and the memorial service will follow from 5-6pm. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to The Cat Welfare Association of Columbus, Ohio.