North Powder, Oregon
Flores A. “Flo” Kelly, 71, of North Powder, died June 15, 2001, at her daughter’s home in North Powder.
At her request, there will be no public service. There will be a private family service later. Loveland Funeral Chapel of La Grande is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Kelly was born on July 7, 1930, at Bend to Bert and Agnes Beach Nickels. She was a Baker High School graduate. She lived at North Powder for about 15 years before moving to Bullhead City, Ariz., where she lived for about 15 years. She had been a resident of Gold Beach for the last 12 years before recently returning to North Powder.
She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and spending time with her family. She was loved by many and will be missed greatly by all who knew her.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and Kathy Montgomery of Union and Gary and Becky Montgomery of Pilot Rock; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Roger Kirkland of North Powder and Maureen and Tony Smith of Bullhead City, Ariz.; brothers and sister-in-law, Nick and Betty Nickels of Gold Beach and Randy Black of Walla Walla, Wash.; a sister, Mary Aldrich of Gold Beach; a stepsister and her husband, Jewel and Dick Gates of Hillsboro; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Agnes Black; her father, Randall Black; a brother, Bob Nickels; one stepbrother; and one grandson.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 22, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor