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Kelli Marie O'Rourke

December 21, 1986 — September 1, 2012

Kelli Marie O'Rourke, 25, a resident of Cohutta, GA, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012 at her home. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Benton. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eugene and Rita O'Rourke; mother, Mary Elizabeth O'Rourke and special aunt, Ruby Brock. She is survived by her fiancé, Matt Armer and his daughter, Shelby of Cohutta, GA; parents, Patrick and Betsy O'Rourke of Cleveland; sisters, Kattie O'Rourke, Jennifer and Jamey Hawkins all of Cleveland; grandparents, James and Blanche Parker of Benton; nephews, Chaz Kaylor, Jamey Ray Hawkins, Connor Hawkins and niece, Courtney Hawkins all of Cleveland; aunts and uncles, Mary and Joe McNealy, Mike O'Rourke, Brian O'Rourke, Sherri and Johnny Godfrey all of Cleveland, Susan Cantrell of GA, and Jimmy and Kelly Parker of Benton. Many special great aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Carl Haulk and the Reverend Ricky Bell officiating. Interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 7, 2012 in Oak Grove Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the funeral home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the O'Rourke family guestbook at
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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Starts at 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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