, Port Arthur, Texas

February 14, 2013

E. Van Kelly ("Snook")

The Port Arthur News

— Nov. 4, 1951 - Feb. 3, 2013

   E. Van Kelly (”Snook”) was born to Joe Nathan Kelly & Emilie Kelly in Natchez., Mississippi.  He moved to Port Arthur, Texas when he was 4 years old, and graduate from Stephen F  Austin High School in 1970.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in 1975, and his Master’s Degree from City University in Bellevue, WA.

   He was a high school Spanish teacher in Port Arthur, Texas before entering the U. S. Air Force in 1978.  In 1982, he taught Spanish and Art in Compton, California.  He moved to Seattle in 1989 where he taught Social Studies and Spanish as South Shore MS, Garfield HS, and finally at Denny MS.  He was a member of The South Seattle Church, Seattle,  WA, Pastor Dr. Emma Jones.  He taught Sunday School and taught the word of God to young adult groups.

   Services will be held Friday, February 15, 2013

Bonney-Watson, 1732 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122

9-11a.m. Viewing

11am - 12:45p.m. Funeral Service.