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Myrtle Ladell Kelton

January 8, 1925 — July 1, 2019

Myrtle Ladell Kelton

Myrtle Ladell Huckabee Kelton, 94, of Bradford passed away at her home on July 1, 2019. Myrtle was born on January 8, 1925 in Verona, Mississippi.

Myrtle spent her life as a homemaker and enjoyed picking poke salad and wildflowers with her grandchildren. She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Myrtle is survived by her sons, Harvey Boyd Huckabee, Jr. of Manila, Charles Huckabee, of Lepanto, daughters, Christina Miller of Conway, Shirley Ann Hymans, of Cave City, and Martha Stewart, of Bradford, seventeen grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Myrtle is preceded in death by her parents, both of her husbands, Harvey Huckabee and Leslie Kelton; sons, Boyce Huckabee and Tommy Huckabee.

A Funeral Service will be July 5, 2019 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Doty Southside Funeral Service, 2180 Batesville Blvd. in Southside with Bro. Marvin Marshall officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00pm until service time.  Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Cave City.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, William Boyd Hymans, Andrew Hymans, Steven Hymans, Randy Huckabee, Daniel Huckabee, and Freddie Hertz. Honorary pallbearers are Parker Nast, Greg Huckabee, and Jason O’Brien. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Myrtle’s name to Doty Southside Funeral Service.

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