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Manning Heath Kelley, of Forest Home, passed away on March 13, 2023. Graveside Services were held on Saturday, March 18, beginning at 10 a.m. from Forest Home Cemetery with Brother Randy Harvill officiating and Dunklin Funeral Home directing.

Heath was preceded in death by his grandparents, Glenn (Fannie Lou) Kelley, Elmore (Vandalyn) Brantley; and uncle, Jimmy Ray Kelley.

He is survived by his parents, David M. and Margie B. Kelley; aunts and uncles, Glenn Edward Kelley (Gladys), sister-in-law, Annette Kelley; Danny Kelley (Debra), Sonja B. Kelly (Ronald, Sr.), Lucy B. Foster (Michael); along with numerous cousins, other extended family members and friends.

Heath was an animal lover and loved his devoted pets, Tarzan, Red, Mama Kittie, Punkin, Tiny Mite, Little Lady, Taz, and Pete, all of which miss him dearly. Heath will be greatly missed by all who knew him, but especially missed by his parents and fur babies.

In lieu of flowers, Heath would have liked donations to be made to the animal shelter. For online condolences, please visit

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