Squire A. A. Kelley Is Leukemia Victim – Covington Magistrate III Only Two Weeks. Squire Albert Alonzo Kelley, for 20 years, a magistrate at Covington, died yesterday afternoon at his home, a victim of Leukemia, a disease which has claimed comparatively few victims in this section. He had been critically ill for two weeks. He was 57. Squire Kelley had spent his entire life in the Covington section. He taught school there for several years and at one time was principal. He gave up teaching when he assumed his magisterial duties two decades ago. For the past few years he had engaged, too, in fairly extensive farming. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Laura Luttrell Kelley, and 10 children. They are: Bruce Kelley, Mrs. Mary Sue Brewster and Miss Amy Kelley of Memphis, and Reese, Albert, John and Billy Kelley of Covington, and Misses Alma, Frances and Jeanette Kelley of Covington. The funeral will be held at Covington this afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery. Squire Kelley was at Methodist Hospital for a few days during the early period of his illness but when informed that there was little chance of his recovery he asked to be taken home that he could be with his family. Leukemia is characterized by derangement of the blood-making organs and according to physicians recoveries are rare. (Newspaper Unknown, August 1, 1935) </p>

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