Obituaries 11/19/15

Jeremy Blake Shelton

Jeremy Blake Shelton, 33, of West Memphis went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. He was born March 4, 1982, in Jackson, Mississippi to James “Jay” Paul Shelton, Jr. and Barbara “Bobbie” Louise Roberts. Blake loved his family, sports, mainly the Manning brothers, electronics, and especially his dogs. He enjoyed his United States Air Force service where he had many accomplishments. Preceding him in death were his grandparents, James Paul and Martha Shelton, and O.C. Sonny and Sara Haley; uncles, Bud, Jim, and Michael Haley; aunt, Mary Lee Vickers. Survivors include Blake’s mother and step father, Bobbie and Mike Roberts of West Memphis; father and step mother, Jay and Frances Shelton of Paragould; daughter, Savannah Adeline Shelton of Newalla, Oklahoma; brothers, Chris Shelton of Pearl, Mississippi, Jayson Shelton of Jackson, Mississippi, Jared Shelton of Brandon, Mississippi, Cochise Williams of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Richie Williams of Paragould, and Drew Roberts of West Memphis; sister, Samantha Purcell of West Memphis; great aunt, Jerrie Robertson; uncles and aunts, Brenda Rueweler, Sandy Morgan, Joan and Danny Burk, Paula and Tom Crocker, Vanda Haley, Gerry and Larry Edrington, Pat and Kenny Clark, Ava and Richard Nelson, Celia Haley, Betty Roberts, Steve and Linda Roberts, Rick Roberts, Anthony and Shirley Shelton, Randy and Alice Shelton, Keith and Cynara Shelton, and Tim and Cheryl Shelton; many cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Phillips Funeral Home in Paragould. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. The funeral service will be 12 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis with Brother Billy Beech officiating. Burial will follow at Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery, 3600 Hwy. 163, Cherry Valley, Arkansas. Chris Shelton, Jayson Shelton, Jared Shelton, Richard Edrington, Drew Roberts, and Richie Williams will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Nix, Traci Clark Carter, David Haley, Andy Harris, James Edrington, and Cochise Williams. Lasting memorials may be made to You may also designate for donation to help warriors with PTSD. Visit or to send online condolences.


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