Jay Shelton


Jay Shelton, age 44. Sunrise March 1, 1976 and Sunset February 12, 2021.

Visitation 1:00pm and Memorial Service 2:00pm Friday, February 26, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

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  1. Audrey Cobb & Family

    To Michael, Kerry, Kevin, Rhonda, the children and family,
    My heart is as broken as yours but with God we expect His Comfort as we go through this trying time. We are saddened at the loss of this beautiful person. May you lean on God and each other in the days and months ahead. He will our Comforter be!!!

  2. Heather (Shelly) Mitchell

    Shelton-Stringer Family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I’ll continue to lift you up in prayer during this time of tremendous loss. I don’t have many words, but I extend to you God’s grace and mercies. Look to him, for his comfort will help ease your sorrow in the days to come. May God provide Jay’s children with strength to carry on. Michael, Kerry, Rhonda and Kevin, I love each one of you dearly.

    To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord -2 Corinthians 5:8

  3. Quana Foxx and Family

    The Shelton family has my deepest condolences and prayers for the loss of Jay. May God bless you with grace and peace during this time.

  4. Aunt Lue and Uncle Richard Terry

    To the Shelton Family:

    We were saddened to hear of Jay’s passing. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

  5. I’m saddened by the loss of my childhood friend. Offering my condolences and prayers to the entire family. Jay made an impact on alot of people that will remember him fondly and laugh when they think about him, from childhood into adulthood. Although he ascended at a younger age he lived a full life and the pictures of him and his family show that. Much love and peace during this time.
    Sincerely, Terra (Sims) Curtis

  6. Sending my prayers and condolences ❤️ Jay will be missed by many

  7. Mia (Hurd) Maynor

    To my Shelton- Stringer family, I’m truly saddened to hear the news of the passing of our beloved Jay. Gone to soon, probably so. So let us celebrate his life by bridging the gaps that separate us. Sherry, Michelle, Michael, Rhonda, Kerry, Kevin and to each of his children, my family and I are praying for you!
    Much love to all!

  8. Shelton family, my heart is truly broken by the loss of Jay. He was and is like a son to me. I have known Jay since elementary school. He was the Best Friend to my son Charles. I share in your loss. I will always remember Jay for his smile , laugh and the love he shared amongst everyone. Jay was there for me when Charles was struggling to live. Jay will always hold a special place in my heart. I will always love Jay as a son. My sincere condolences to the Shelton family.

  9. Nichole (Punkin) Farve

    With a heavy heart I am saddened at the loss of such an amazing childhood friend. Jay’s smile and laugh was infectious. I immediately remember all of our Cumberland Ridge family days. My deepest condolences to all his family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers of comfort are truly with you during this time. Sending love to you all.

  10. I love you Jay, my brother. I wish we could have had the chance to know each other better. I will see you soon

  11. Darletta Prillerman

    My condolences to the Stringer/Sheldon family prayers are with you.

  12. Andrea Hutchings

    My deepest and most sincere condolences go out to all of Jay’s children, siblings and family. Jay was a ray of light and laughter everywhere that he went. My prayers of peace, love and strength will be with you all.

  13. Erica washington

    Me and jay were High School buddies we were close in a high school cliq lol we laughed joked constantly we would just look at eachother and bust out laughin i couldnt talk on the phone after 10 omg they would call anyway and get me in trouble lol he will be truly missed by many my condolences.

  14. Brandy Scroggins Respert

    To the Sheldon’s and friends.
    May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.” … “Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.” “My heart is with you in your time of sorrow.” “Wishing you peace and strength during this difficult time.” Jay and I went to Mifflin High ’95. He was a great guy and loyal friend.

  15. Our deepest sympathy goes to the family and loved ones left behind. May God guide you through the difficult times ahead.

    Lee & Phyllis Cornute

  16. Sending prayers to Jay’s children and brother’s Kevin, Kerry and Micheal he will truly be missed rest peacefully Jay love always❣️

  17. RIH my brother. You will be gravely missed.

  18. The Lsmbright Family

    The Shelton family has our deepest condolences and prayers for the loss of Jay. May Jehovah give you the strength you need at this time of grief. We love you all and we will keep you in our prayers. The comfort we get from the scriptures will help you to get through. Psalms 94:19 says “ When anxieties overwhelmed me, You comforted and soothed me.” and we know Jehovah’s Kingdom is coming soon and His promise of. No more death is assured at Revelation 21:4 “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

    Love you The Lambright Family

  19. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

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