Sylvia Gonzales Kelly, 76, of Abilene, TX passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022, in Abilene, TX.
A visitation will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 US HWY 277 S, Abilene, TX 79606. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park.
Sylvia was born on February 10, 1946, in Winters, TX to the late Reyes Gonzales and Adelina Morales Gonzales. She married Kenneth Kelly on April 2, 1978, and shared many blessings until his passing on March 10, 2013. Sylvia worked in many fields, but they all shared a common theme, caring for others. Regardless of their age, Sylvia was ready to serve others, family or not. She had a deep faith and was a member of the Gospel Chapel Church. Sylvia deeply loved her family and the relationship she had with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She deeply loved family gatherings with her loved ones who will miss her and her laughter forever.
Sylvia was a wonderful mother and grandmother and her memory will live on through her,children,Melissa Gallegos and husband Abel, Stefanie Holdren and wife Amy, Sam Kelly, and Zeek Kelly; grandchildren, Vanessa McQuiston, Ricky Barrett, Zackary Thompson, Mikah Kelly, Zarrin Thompson; great grandchildren, Erick Magdaleno, Isaiah Gomez, Maddix McQuiston; siblings, Nadine De La Cruz and husband Joe, Liz Zuniga, Anna Montoya, and husband Ambrosio, Pauline Esquivel, Sara Fisher; numerous extended family and friends.
Sylvia was also preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Gomez; granddaughter, Brandi Kelly; brother, Navidad Gonzales.