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Gary Waade Shelton

September 14, 1957 — September 10, 2023

Gary Waade Shelton, 65, of Paragould, passed from this life on Sunday, September 10, 2023. He was born in Los Angeles County, California, on September 14, 1957, to the late Gene Shelton and the late Dorothy Hayes. Gary married Debbie Fields on February 11, 1977. He became a truck driver and spent most of his career driving for CRST and MDR. Gary enjoyed riding motorcycles. He liked to tinker with things and build things. He was gifted at being able to take things apart and reassemble them. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ron Shelton.

Gary is survived by his wife of 46 years, Debbie Shelton; daughters, Lisa (Bro. Billy) Pearson, Tracy Shelton, and Amy (Joe) Bills all of Paragould; grandchildren, Steven Brooks, Brittany Balog, Cassey Pearson, Isaac Pearson, Natalie Pearson, Michael Dixon, Whitney Dixon, Ashton Dixon, Annie Bills, Landon Bills, and Abbygail Bills; brothers, Steve Shelton, John Shelton, and Billy Hayes; and sisters, Jean Maynard and Claire Hayes.

A memorial service will be Friday, September 15, 2023, at 6 PM at First Church of God of Paragould with Bro. Billy Pearson officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the First Church of God of Paragould.

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm

First Church of God of Paragould

628 West Locust Street, Paragould, AR 72450

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