Valerie Sue Hurd Kelly, who resided in Cary NC, died unexpectedly Monday July 30, 2012 in Wilmington NC.
She was born December 12, 1953 in Charles City, Iowa to Eris Carr Hurd and the late Jim Hurd.
In addition to her mother, also surviving are her daughter, Gabriel Kelly Smith and husband Marlian Smith, sister, Emily Munn and husband Mike, and brother, Clayton Hurd and wife Heather.
She will be missed by many friends and family including nephews, Glenn Cavenaugh, wife Cheryl, Paul Cavenaugh, wife Kathy, Larry Munn, Andrew Hurd, fiancé Kady; nieces, Jessica Buskirk, husband Seth, Abby Wilcox, husband Ross, Ella Hurd, and many grand-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister Melissa Hurd Cavenaugh.
Valerie was a person who brought a smile and joy to everyone she met, especially those who were fortunate enough to be her family or friend. She was a gifted healer, her touch restored and renewed peoples’ bodies and spirits. Her beautiful laugh and positive energy touched us all
A Celebration of life gathering will be held Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 5-7pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
Per request of Valerie please wear bright colors.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099