Kelli Marie O’Rourke, 25, of Cohutta, GA, formerly of Cleveland, TN, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012 at her home.
She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eugene and Rita O’Rourke; mother, Mary Elizabeth O’Rourke; and special aunt, Ruby Brock.
She is survived by her fiancé, Matt Armer and his daughter, Shelby of Cohutta; parents, Patrick and Betsy O’Rourke of Cleveland; sisters, Katie O’Rourke, Jennifer and Jamey Hawkins all of Cleveland; grandparents, James and Blanche Parker of Benton; nephews, Chaz Kaylor, Jamey Ray Hawkins and Connor Hawkins; niece, Courtney Hawkins all of Cleveland; aunts and uncles, Mary and Joe McNealy, Mike O’Rourke, Brian O’Rourke, Sherri and Johnny Godfrey all of Cleveland, Susan Cantrell of GA, and Jimmy and Kelly Parker of Benton; and many special great-aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 6, at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Carl Haulk and the Reverend Ricky Bell officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 7, in Oak Grove Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 6, at the Higgins Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.