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Kelly Tilley Yerian


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

Kelly Tilley Yerian, age 53, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021. She was born October 12th, 1968, in Oak Hill, Ohio.

She is survived by her son, Jeremy McManis; grandchildren: Katelyn Yerian, Cadance Yerian, Hunter Yerian, McKenzie Yerian, and Justus McManis; siblings: Charles (Mona) Howell, Eric (Traci) Howell, Mindy Dalkert, Valeria (Damon) Yerian, and Josh (Apryl) Yerian; nieces and nephews: Sherman Howell, Katie Howell, Jason Moore, Hillary Ray, Jonathan Howell, Nicklaus Howell, Carissa Deoferio, and Christian Deoferio; special cousin and caretaker, Kristie Rose; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved Kelly.

Kelly was preceded in death by her mom, Linda Irwin; stepdad, Charles “Charlie” Howell; dad, Jim “Crow” Yerian; and stepmom, Teresa Yerian.

Kelly loved her grandkids more than words can express. Kelly always had a smile on her face and she was always up for an adventure. She loved playing bingo and was game for trying her luck on the lottery. She was a friend to many and would go out of her way to make sure they were treated right.

This world will never be the same without her and she will be greatly missed. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 23rd, 2021, from 3-5PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. You may donate during visitation, over the phone using a credit card, mail in a check or money order, or stop by either location during regular business hours. Online condolences may be sent to

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