ANDERSON - Esther Rachel Kelly, 79, of Anderson, died February 9, 2013.
Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Harold L. and Harriett Escowitz Shulman. Esther was a graduate of Brandeis University, the Simmons School of Social Work, and the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She practiced social work for many years in Boston, San Francisco and New York.
Survivors include a brother, Henry Shulman of Newton, MA; nephews, David Shulman and Stephen Shulman of St. Louis, MO, Dr. Eric Shulman and Brian Shulman of Boston, MA; a niece, Cindy of St. Louis, MO; eight great nieces and nephews; cousin and friend, Dr. Brooks Edwards of Rochester, MN; a number of other relatives; and her former husband, Davis Kelly of Anderson.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.