Visitation was held Saturday. Funeral services will be today, Jan. 26, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Curry Cemetery. Donnie Elliott will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ira Kell; mother, Ruby Bates Kell; sisters, Juanita Kell and Betty Wells; mother-in-law, Ethel Hallman; fathers-in-law, Charlie (Buck) Fields and Chester Hallman.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Fields Drummond Kell of Jasper; daughters, Kimberly Drummond and Vernie Zelinko; sons, Chris Kell (Shirley), Kevin Zelinko and Allen Kell; sisters, Lydia Dill (Fred), Beatrice Dodd (Dennis), Noah Ann Brown (Edward), Jeanette Rice (Mac) and Judy Robertson; brothers, Robert Kell (Lill) and Ronald Kell (Lillie); grandchildren, Laura Kell, Krysta Drummond, Jacob Haynes and Nathan Zelinko; great-grandchild, Alia Kell; mother-in-law, Eunice Fields; sisters-in-law, Charlyn Huff (Tom) and DeLaine Bridier; and 30 nieces and nephews.