John Markel Kelley, age 56 of Lewisburg, passed away February 9, 2012 surrounded by his loving family in the peace of his own home at his family farm. John Mark was born August 31, 1955 to the late Vellabe and John Kelley, Jr. in Maury County, Tennessee. He married the love of his life, Charla Raines Kelley, on July 13, 1973, who he shared his life with until his passing. John retired from the Ford Glass Plant in Nashville, TN as a Lehr Operator, and was a member of The LifeSong Family Church in Lewisburg, TN. Since retirement John Mark enjoyed working around their farm. John loved building and remodeling. He loved the peacefulness of their farm and it brought him a better understanding of what was important in life. He is survived by his wife Charla and children: Kim Terrell Scruggs of Nashville; John Mark Whitney Kelley of Nashville; one grandson: Kane Scruggs and two sisters: Peggy Kelley Smith of White House, and Jan Kelley Wiles of Goodlettsville. Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with the arrangements.