Vernon O’Kelly, 88, of Amarillo, TX died Thursday, December 10, 2020.
Services will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Vernon was born November 9, 1932, in Abilene, TX to Walter and Berniece O’Kelly. He graduated from Lefors High School, earned his bachelor’s degree at McMurry, and a Master of Divinity from Duke University. He served as a United Methodist Church minister and served at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, Ralls Methodist Church, and churches of Panhandle and Dimmitt, Texas, and his remaining years as District Superintendent.
Vernon married Jane Sargent on June 19, 1965, in Corpus Christi, TX.
Survivors include his wife, Jane O’Kelly, of Amarillo; two sons, Ty O’Kelly and wife Shalea of Amarillo, TX, and Scott O’Kelly, of Woodland Park, CO; a sister, Fran McGaughey, of Westchester, PA; a granddaughter, Aislinn; and a grandson, Cather.