Kelly Jean Haviland, 56, of Bedford formerly of Bloomington, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Garden Villa of Bedford.
Born January 5, 1965 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Charles William and Leona Jean (Arthur) Haviland. Kelly attended school at Stone Belt Center in Bloomington and formerly resided at North Willow Center in Indianapolis for thirty years before moving to Bedford in 2014. She was born with Angelman’s Syndrome and had many struggles in her lifetime. The doctor said Kelly would be a “vegetable”. But Kelly wasn’t a “vegetable”. Kelly was a strong-willed and very determined human being who deserved the right to live her life as every human being deserves. But even in the absence of not forming words or sentences or running or doing things like most of us do, she overcame all of that with one thing she did with excellence. She loved. Kelly touched many lives with her love and especially her hugs. Kelly loved in the purest form and that love has forever been imprinted on the lives of those she touched. Those who are diagnosed with Angelman’s Syndrome are called “Angels”. Kelly truly was an ”Angel” and when you looked into her eyes, you got a glimpse of the Glory of God.
Thank you to all the nurses and staff of Garden Villa in Bedford. Kelly was very fortunate to call it home and received wonderful care there.
Surviving relatives include: two sisters, Karen Sue Weddle (John) and Carrie Joan Pagliaro (Al), and brother-in-law Al Warrick, all of Bloomington and many nieces and nephews. Kelly was preceded in death by her sister Connie Ann Warrick and her parents.
All the things Kelly was not able to do on this earth, she is now able to do in heaven. She is talking and singing and dancing and running and has been re-united with her earthly family. She is now complete and whole and re-united with the one who gave her life, her Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.com.