Kelly Tention, 56, was born on December 30, 1963 to Henry Green, Sr. and the late Elouise Jennings Tention in Bishopville. Kelly departed this life on August 8, 2020 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Kelly was a lifelong resident of Woodrow. Kelly, affectionately known as “K T”, attended the public schools of Lee County and graduated from Bishopville High School, Class of 1982. Kelly was a veteran of the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, N. C., also serving in Persian Gulf War. He is survived by his father, Henry Green, Sr. of Ashwood; three children, Mark (Jasmine) Fleming of Columbia, MD, Stephanie (Daniele) Fiorin-Tention and Riccardo Tention, both of Padua, Italy; four brothers, Bobby (Carrie) Tention of Woodrow, Dennis (Anne) Tention and Billy (Barbara) Tention, both of Columbia and Lucious Green of McBee; seven sisters, Eloise Washington of Newark, N. J., Carrie Muldrow, Brenda Green, Mary Ann Green, Ethel (Ernest) James, all of McBee, Geneva (Omoro) King of Hartsville and Alice Clark of Columbia; a special nephew, James Tention who was raised as a brother; a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins and close friends. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a. m., Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Mt. Olive Memorial Garden, Pear Street, Woodrow. Procession will leave at 10:30 a. m. from the home, 43 Orange Street, Woodrow Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery.
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