The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

by Becky Smith, The Quill


Meet your neighbor, Jackie Marie Kelley, of La Harpe.

Jackie was born in Bloomfield, Iowa and raised in Dallas City.

While growing up, she also spent one year in Abilene, Texas and five years in Cheney, Washington, but Dallas City is her hometown.

Jackie's parents are Barbara Beasley of Raritan and Larry Russell of Dallas City.

Her grandparents are Betty Wheaton of Dallas City; Dean Russell and the late Linda Russell of Sigourney, Iowa; the late Thomas Beasley of Cheney, Washington and Phyllis Russell of Milton, Iowa; and Merlin and Nora Todd of Lomax.

She has two siblings, Brandy Atterberg and Maggie Anderson.

Jackie graduated from Dallas City High School in 2001 and Carl Sandburg College in 2005 with an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology.

She has worked as an X-Ray technologist at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, in Monmouth, for 12.5 years.

Jackie married her husband, Brett Kelley, on December 4, 2010.

Her in-laws are Tina Todd and the late Jarrod Carlson of Lomax.

Brett is now employed at Roquette America, out of Keokuk, IA.

Brett and Jackie have three children, Bryce (age 11), Nora (age 6), and Henry (age 4).

Jackie's hobbies include boating, attending concerts, and having great family adventures.