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Kelley Durane Walters

January 29, 1964 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 56)


Kelley Durane Walters,56, of Sulphur Rock, departed this life on Monday, September 21, 2020.  He was born in Jonesboro on January 29, 1964 to Kelley Douglas Walters and Annetta Kersey Sharp.

Kelley worked in construction throughout his lifetime.  He was a “cut-up” who enjoyed making people laugh. He was also known for his storytelling and loved numbers.

Kelley was an avid hunter and loved his family very much especially his grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Tina, of the home;  son, Kelley Thomas Walters, and wife Rachel, of Jonesboro; daughters, Allison Paige Stevens and husband, Brandon, of Ward, and Tabitha Watkins of Paragould;  brothers, Kelley “DJ’ Walters and Donnie Walters, both of Trumann; sisters, Debra Walker, of St. Louis, Missouri, Angee Jones, and husband, Craig, of Walnut Ridge, Seani Gibson, and husband, David, of Ash Flat, and Kelly Boyles and husband Ricky, of Trumann; grandchildren, K. J., Avery, and Benjamin. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

A Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of First Church, 240 White Drive, in Batesville, with Bro. Michael Parmley officiating. 

A Visitation Service will be Friday, September 25, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the church.

Interment will be Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah, Arkansas with Robert May, Kelly Kueneman, Robert Smith, Andy Shrout, Rickey Toliver, and Jerry Ellis serving as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Stevens, John Green, Corey Carr, Mark Walters and Johnny McClaughlin.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health for COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions in practicing social distancing, requiring facial coverings, and limiting indoor attendance.

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September 25, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First Church (White Drive, Batesville)

Funeral Service
September 26, 2020

11:00 AM
First Church (White Drive, Batesville)

September 26, 2020

3:00 PM
Garden Point Cemetery, Arkansas, Etowah

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