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Lynn Hurst Kellam

Passed Away: January 10, 2021

Lynn Hurst Kellam of Williamsburg, VA died on January 10, 2021, from a short battle with colon cancer. Lynn was born on June 21, 1946, in Florence, SC, the daughter of Daniel Frederick and Jacqueline McCoy Hurst. She is a graduate of Winthrop University and Old Dominion University. She retired as a teacher from York County Public Schools.

Lynn is survived by her husband of 52 years, William Garland Kellam, her daughters and their families: Ellynn and Tor Adoue and Karen and John D. Wright; grandchildren Justin (Stephanie) Adoue, Asia (Justin) Garrett, Dakota (Spencer) Westbrook, Isabelle Adoue, William Adoue, Margaret Wright, Katharine Wright; great-grandchildren Maia Edaburn, Tristan and Juliet Adoue. Lynn is also survived by her beloved sister Shelley (John) Monti and her dear sister-in-law Mary Jo Kellam, brother-in-law Douglas Page (Claire) Kellam. Others include Kathleen Monti (Matt Miziorko), Joshua (Tiffany) Kellam, Mary Page (Ivy) Austin, Shannon (Brian) Neas, Douglas Kellam, Matthew Kellam, and their families. Also, she is survived by her dear friend, Martha Bradshaw.

Her cousins in SC include Renee Burch Baxley, James and Glenda Burch, Norman Burch, Ginger Owens, Cindy McClendon, and Guyeth Nash.

Lynn was enrolled on the cradle roll at Lake City SC Presbyterian and was an active member of Yorkminster Presbyterian Church in Yorktown, VA. She served as an Elder, Evangelism team leader, circle leader, and treasurer of the Presbyterian Women for many years.

Lynn is a member of the Williamsburg chapter of the DAR, the Daughters of American Colonists VADAC, and the Capt. Elisha Bethea Chapter, 1812. She loved her friends, book club, playing bridge, and Mahjong.

A graveside service was held at 11:00 am on January 22nd at Nimmo United Methodist Church Cemetery.  A Service of Witness to the Resurrection  will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 11:00 am at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church in Grafton, VA.  Attendees are asked to follow Covid-19 guidelines and wear a mask during the service in the sanctuary. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Yorkminster Presbyterian Church ( or WHRO (  Online condolences may be made by visiting


Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, June 21, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Yorkminster Presbyterian Church

6218 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Grafton, VA 23692

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