Patricia Jane Basic Kelly

Patricia Jane Basic Kelly, 73, passed away Saturday, March 10. Born and raised in Barberton, she loved her little town. She worked many years as a seamstress for Ideal Drapery. Pat and her husband moved to South Carolina six years ago to live near their daughter. Her favorite activity was jewelry making, and she gave away many pieces over the years. She was a former Brownie leader, cheerleading coach, and room mother for her children at Santrock Elementary. For many years, she was an avid fan at all of her sons’ sporting events. Her children and grandchildren were her joy. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth Allen Kelly; and sons, Kenneth J. Kelly and David A. Kelly. Pat is survived by daughters, Donna (Daniel) Creed and Sandra (Kennith) Bush; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Hebron Cemetery Association, 4776 Mountain Gap Rd., Blackstock, SC 29014.


  1. Mick Maag on April 30, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    Just seeing this on the Barberton Site.. Aunt Pat, Her mother was Eva Seckman Basic Motich who passed on Dec 9-2016 and a very Special Step Father Walter,(Jerry) Seckman who passed on Nov 9th 2007… Sister to my Mom. Julia Hutchinson, Maag, Basic… , Sister to Toni Kovien Basic… Sister to Mildred Quick Basic She was a very loving Aunt who I thoroughly enjoyed her stopping by to see me many times. She will be missed by many… Amazing how many Grandkids and Great Grandkids.. More family to keep her memory alive.. As well as many other Nieces and Nephews… RIP Aunt Pat.. Love you…

  2. Judy Ball on April 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm

    Sorry for your loss ! I worked with Pat at Ideal Drapery for a long time. She was a very nice person and we always had fun !

  3. margie eppley sack on April 1, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    So sorry to hear. I loved your mom . She was a sweet lady and part of my life from the time I was in Brownies.

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