Karen Kelly Borden,92, of Savannah, Georgia died at Savannah Square on October 26, 2023.
She was born in Port Chester, NY in 1931 to Glenora Kelly and Edward Bird Kelly and spent her
childhood in Rye, NY. Karen studied Art History at Vasar in the class of 1953 and later completed an
associate degree in computer science in from St Louis Community College. She had a successful and
enjoyable career in Computer Science, but once she retired, she went back to her first love, painting.
She was an active member of the Flowery Branch GA Art Association, Fort Myers Beach FL Art
Association, and the Savannah GA Art Association.
Karen was preceded in death by her husband Donald Wayne Borden and is survived by her four
children (John Tucker, Christine Myers, Gregory Tucker, and William Tucker), five grandchildren
(Kelly Velez, Kyle Sandven, Kory Sandven, Nathan Tucker, and Erin Tucker), and six great
grandchildren (Tucker Heinlen, Sydney Sandven, Brooklynn Sandven, Levi Sandven, Keagan
Strother and Kalvin Sandven).
A memorial celebration will be held at 2:00 Saturday, November 25 th at 4 Captains View, Tybee
Island, GA. Donations to Serenity Foundation, sfgives.org, would be greatly appreciated.