Mount Vernon News


Mount Vernon News
February 7, 2012 11:54 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Elly L. Fowler, 67, of Mount Vernon, passed away Feb. 3, 2012, at Mount Carmel West Hospital, after complications from diabetes.

She was born Dec. 4, 1944, in Columbus. She was the daughter of James and Eleanor (George) Kelley. She attended St. Vincent de Paul School and graduated from St. Aloysius in New Lexington.

Elly is survived by her two sons, Darren (Connie) Kessler of Mount Vernon and Matt Fowler of Mount Vernon; nine grandchildren; fiancé, Neal Marshall of Mount Vernon; one sister, Mary Healey of Columbus; and one brother, Danny (Vivian) Kelley of Newport News, Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.

Friends may call Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m., with Pastor Ben McKinstry officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

The family suggest memorial contributions be made in Elly’s memory to Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.

To share a memory or send a condolence to the family of Elly, please visit the funeral home website,

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