Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey

Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey


Funeral services for Eddie Almeda Mansell Kelsey, 93, of Edgewood, were held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls.

She was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Wichita Falls to the late Eddie Lee Ewing and Essie Almeda Hulan.

She was raised in Wichita Falls where she attended school. She married Roy Nelson Mansell in Wichita Falls in April of 1941, and he preceded her in death March 4, 1949.

She married J.C. Kelsey in July of 1950. They lived in Wichita Falls where they raised their four children. Mr. Kelsey passed away in 1978.

She was employed as a beautician, operating a salon and working as a nurses’ aide for many years.

She married James Parker in 1981, and they lived in Iowa Park. After he passed, Eddie married Andrew Arrington in 2002.

She moved to Edgewood in 2007 to live with her family. She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church in Edgewood.

She is preceded in death by her husbands; five brothers and six sisters; son, Nelson Eddie Mansell and two daughters-in-law, Lacy and Connie Mansell.

Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia Elsey and husband, Walter, of Edgewood; sons, Dennis Ray Mansell and wife, Melinda, of Portland, and Roger Wayne Mansell and wife, Sadie, of Mesquite; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 11 great- great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.