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Julie Kelly Grooms

September 29, 1948 — February 21, 2022

Julie Kelly Grooms

              LILESVILLE – On Monday, February 21, 2022, Mrs. Julie Kelly Grooms, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.

 

            Funeral services will be 3:00pm Saturday, February 26, 2022 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Hill and Rev. Jimmy Knotts officiating. 

 

            The family will greet friends from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Friday, February 25, 2022 at the funeral home and other times at the home.

 

            Julie was born September 29, 1948 in Anson County, NC and was a daughter of the late Curley Dew Kelly and the late Lillie Mae Carter Kelly. She worked for many years at Wade Manufacturing, later retiring from the Anson County School System. Following her retirement, she worked at Whit’s Convenience Stores.

 

            She grew up in the Wadesboro Church of God and always cherished her heritage there and later became a member of Gum Springs Baptist Church.

 

            Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 54 years, Barry Grooms; her sons, Michael Grooms (Lisa) of Marshville, Scottie Grooms (Heather)  and Stanley Grooms both of Lilesville; her grandchildren, whom she adored, Summer Parker (Billy) and Skylar Grooms both of Lilesville, Hannah Grooms of Indian Trail and Hayden Grooms and Holly Grooms both of Marshville; her great-grandson, Braxton Parker; her brother, Wayne Kelly (Linda) of Morven and her nieces and nephews and their families.

 

            In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Tillie Butler, Willie Kelly, Leonard Kelly, Mary Ruth Treadaway and Betty Jo Deese.

 

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

 

            The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com

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Friday, February 25, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, February 26, 2022

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