The funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. The Reverend Marilyn Burke Udeh will officiate. Interment will follow in the Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Gregory LaFronza Jolly was born August 29, 1954 to Addie P. Kleckley and the late Willie Benny Jolly in Jamaica, New York. He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Benny Jolly, and grandparents, Dudley and Elizabeth Kleckley and Tommy L. and Goldust Jolly. He was educated in the public schools of Macon County.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Addie P. Kleckley, Queens, New York; two children, Weseal Jolly and Willie Jolly, both of Atlanta, Georgia; six grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Jean-Jacques (Georges), Tampa, Florida, Jeffery Jolly (Shirley), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Gilbert Harris (Mary), Ideal, Georgia, Sidney Ellis (Cheryl), Ocala, Florida, and Stanley Gregory, Queens, New York; aunts and uncles, including a loving and devoted aunt, Goldie Hariston, with whom he lived, Mary Fields, Wayne Mangram, all of Atlanta, Georgia, Ollie Mangram, Margaret McLauglin, Maggie Kleckley, all of Jamaica, New York, Florene Smith, and Laverne Mangram, both of Oglethorpe, Georgia; longtime devoted friend, Minker (Milk) Blunt; a host of nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends.