Betty Jean Kelly of Commerce, Okla. passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at Freeman Health System in Joplin, MO. She was 72.

Betty was born March 22, 1945 in Commerce, Okla. to Walter and Anna (Williams) Marshall. She had lived in North Miami and Commerce most of her life. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers ,Tommy and Jerry Marshall.

She married Richard Michael “Mike” Kelly on August 18, 1960. He survives of the home. Additional survivors include four sons, Richard “Ricky” Kelly and wife Annette of Quapaw, Okla., Randy Kelly of Miami, Okla., Lonnie Kelly of Commerce, Okla. and Brian Kelly and wife Tami of Quapaw, Okla., her daughter Michelle Kelly of Miami, Okla. and two sisters, Patsy McCoy and husband Rick of Miami, Okla. and Joann Ellick and husband Tom of Quapaw, Okla., 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, Okla. Rev. Leroy Orr will officiate. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in Northeast Oklahoma Memorial Veterans Cemetery in North Miami, Okla. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce, Okla. Online condolences may be made at