Jeremy Marcel Shelby

Published 10:06 am Friday, January 27, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Jeremy Marcel Shelby, 27, Mount Olive, (Mt. Zion Jr. Church Community) were held on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. from the Mt. Zion Jr. Baptist Church, Mount Olive. Interment was in the church cemetery.  Reverend Leonard Keyes officiated the services.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive was in charge of the arrangements

Honorary Pallbearers were Kermessa Shelby, Perry Shelby, Pervin Shelby, Glen Barnes, Ty Norwood, Anthony Milton, Roderick Norwood, Keritan Shelby, and Jeremy Craft.

Active Pallbearers were  Maurice Hayes, Marcus Keys, Antoine Agee, Antonio Agee, Terriento Keyes, Derrell Blackwell, and Chris Barnes

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Flower Bearers were his cousins

Mr. Shelby passed away at his residence on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

He was a lifelong member of Mt. Zion Jr. Baptist Church, where he served as Sunday school secretary for two years.

He attended Genesis One Christian School and graduated from Mize High School in 2008.  He attended Pearl River Jr. College.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clarence Gillispe; paternal grandparents, Herman Price and Pearline Williams.

Survivors include, his mother, Hope Shelby of Mount Olive, father, Willie E. Williams of Hattiesburg;  sister, Charming C. Shelby of  Mt. Olive, brother, Juan Walker of Hattiesburg, grandmother, Hazel Milton and step grandfather, Tommy O. Leavy, both of Mt. Olive.

Other survivors include his Godsister Lakeeshia Williams of Mt Olive; three nephews McKenzie K. Drummond, Jakobe G. Shelby and Juan Walker Jr.; Special friend, Bradi Turner; four aunts, Audrea Shelby, Dequrders Shelby, both of Mt. Olive, Lou Ann (Milton) Williams of Prentiss and Doris Ducksworth of Gulfport, eight uncles, Perry Shelby, Pervin Shelby, Anthony Milton, Ezell (Yolanda) Cobb, Jessie (Jackie) Williams, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Herman Cobb, Douglas Williams of Prentiss; special aunt and uncle, Kelvin Magee and Bertha McNair, both of Mt. Olive and a host of cousins, church family and friends.

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