Barbara Jean Kelly
August 13, 1949 - January 29, 2022
Barbara Jean Kelly, age 72 was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on August 13, 1949 and passed away early Saturday morning January 29, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Mount Hermon, Louisiana, where she had lived for the past year. She was a former longtime resident of Slidell and Destrehan. Barbara loved fishing while spending time at the family’s camp in Grand Isle. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing and loved to visit the casino with her friends and family. Barbara was always a loving mother and grandmother.
Survived by: Daughter and Son in law: Cheri Ledet and Herb Ledet, III of Mt. Hermon; Son and Daughter in law: Gary and Rene Chatelain of Destrehan; Grandchildren and Spouses: Travis and Ashleigh Robinson of Albany, Carly and Lenny Cheek of Independence, Drew Chatelain, Zachary Ledet both of Destrehan; Great-grandsons: Declan Robinson, Maddox Robinson; And her Great-granddog: “Meaux” Cheek
She was preceded in death by her mother Beatrice Kelly, brother Howard Kelly, sisters in law Deena Chatelain and Carol Kelly.
In lieu of flowers, the prefers memorial donations to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, which strives to improve the lives of patients, their loved ones and caregivers at https://bcan.org
A memorial service will be planned for her family in the near future.