Kelley provides service at Atmore SAIL Center

Published 6:46 am Wednesday, August 1, 2007

By Staff
Senior Living
(This week The Atmore Advance spotlights Nancy Kelley who works at the Atmore SAIL Center serving food to the senior citizens of Atmore and surrounding communities. Kelley used to spend a lot of time hunting deer, turkey and duck and said the largest deer she killed was an 11 point.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Springfield, Mass. on Sept. 24, 1939.
Q: Who were your parents?
A: Pete and Anna Prince. My father was from Canada and my mother from Denmark. They met in Massachusetts and moved to Miami when I was a year old then they moved to Milton, Fla. They lived in Milton for years.
Q: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
A: I had one brother, who is deceased. I have one sister, Evelyn, who lives in Houston, Texas.
Q: Where did you attend high school?
A: I went to Milton High School.
Q: Do you do a lot of traveling?
A: Not anymore. I used to travel quite a bit. Now I go from here to Jacksonville, Fla. to visit my daughter. We've been to California, Illinois, Washington D.C., Virginia, all over. My first husband was in the service.
My favorite place was Washington D.C.
Q: What jobs have you held?
A: Vanity Fair, I've worked as a beautician assistant, at the dental lab and at the SAIL center.
Q: Did you ever marry?
A: Yes, three times. I'm now married to Albert Kelley.
Q: Do you have any children or grandchildren?
A: I have three children, Connie Alexander in Jacksonville, Tony Wheeler in Bratt, Fla. and Pete Wheeler in Mobile. I have two stepsons, Wayne and Glenn Kelley. I have three grandchildren and three step grandchildren. I have one great granddaughter, she'll be 2 next month.
Q: Where do you attend church?
A: Brooks Memorial.
Q: What keeps you busy these days?
A: Working at the SAIL Center serving the seniors and gardening.
Q: What's your favorite TV show?
A: "Cops" and Raymond.
Q: What's the most interesting thing you've ever done?
A: Hunt. It was challenging. I've deer, turkey and duck hunted. I killed nine deer in one year, all 8 points and above. The largest was an 11 point.
Q: What advice would you like to give people on staying healthy?
A: Eat right and believe in the Lord and you'll stay healthy.
(If you would like to recommend a senior to be spotlighted please contact Adrienne McKenzie at 368-2123 or e-mail her at

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