Troy R. Kelton


GOLDEN, MS – Troy R. Kelton, 80, died Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at North Ms. Medical Center Hospice, Tupelo, MS. He was born in Itawamba County, MS and worked  in woodworking in furniture manufacturing. 

Services will be Friday, September 20, 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay, AL with Bro. Joe Ball and Bro. Marshall Green officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Golden, MS. Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his wife – Virginia Kelton; children – Eddie Kelton (Renee), Lawana Burns (Eddie), Brady Sartin (Adrianna), Alivia Kelton and Brayden Kelton; step-children– Rita Sartin, Emily Murphree and Wade Sartin (Michelle); brothers and sisters– Doc Kelton (Mildred), Paul Kelton (Faye), Murl Kelton (Azalee), Judy Boyd, Betty McMickin and Martha Ball (Joe); seven grandchildren – Dustin Kelton (Jennie), Amie Underwood, Lori Lawrence, Matt Tyra (Vickie), Cody Kelton, Katie Kelton and Kestia Pannell (Patrick); thirteen great-grandchildren – Sam Morgan, Josh Morgan, Eliot Underwood, Cole Underwood, Alex Tyra, Kloe Tyra, Bradon Holcomb, Tyler Holcomb, Preston Kelton, Austin Kelton, Gracie Kelton, Allyssa Pannell and Sarah Pannell and one great-great-grandchild – Jax Underwood.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vernell Kelton, a son, Donald Kelton, a grandson, Nathan Kelton, a great-grandson, Gage Kelton, his parents, Bill and Oda Johnson Kelton, two brothers-in-law, Arthur Boyd and Rickey McMickin.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Burns, Patrick Pannell, Adam Ball, Matthew Ball, Chris Kelton, Tony Kelton and Thomas Kelton. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Parker and Preston Kelton.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 19, 6-9 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL.