Shelby Jean Melson

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Roller-Cox Funeral Home
701 South Rogers
Clarksville, AR  72830
Friday, November 26, 2021
5-7 P.M.
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Graveside
Russell Cemetery
Ozone, AR  72854
Saturday, November 27, 2021
10:00 A.M.
Cemetery
Russell Cemetery
Hwy 21 North
Ozone, AR  72854

Shelby Jean Melson

of Ozone, AR

October 23, 1936 - November 21, 2021

Shelby Jean Melson, 85, of Ozone, died Sunday, November 21, 2021, with her loving daughter by her side. She was born October 23, 1936, in Patterson Springs, to King and Pearl (Whelchel) Brown. Shelby was a loving mother and grandmother. Shelby was an active member of the Ozone Baptist Church where she served as Bible School Director for over 30 years. She was deeply devoted to her family and her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Carl Eugene Melson; her parents, King and Pearl Brown; three brothers, Vivan Brown, Hoyt Brown, and Elton Dwain Brown; and her twin sister, Shirley Tankersley.
Shelby is survived by one daughter, Carla Stewart and husband Steve of Ozone; one son, Stephen Melson and wife Amy of Ozone; seven grandchildren, Jordan Pledger and husband Bailey, Jocelyn Cornwell and husband Rush, Stephanie Melson, Kristyn Brown, Caleb Melson, Hayden Brown, and Rylan Melson; one brother, Dallas ''Bug'' Brown, of Kansas City, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home chapel in Clarksville. A graveside will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Russell Cemetery in Ozone officiated by Bro. Mike Sawyer. Bearers will be David Brown, Dennis Brown, Bailey Pledger, Ricky Melson, David Melson, Johnny Carlton, Wes Kendrik, Jerry Atkins, Matt Atkins, and Caleb Melson.

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Esther Wolfson
Lamar, AR
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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Praying God's comfort to her family and friends.

Janet Synoground and the Reece Family
Lamar, AR
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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Condolences to her family. Found out too late to send flowers or attend her funeral.

Donnie and Charlotte Kimbriel
Ozone, AR
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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Will miss you

Loretta “Kennedy” Everhart
Kansas City, MO
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Thursday, November 25, 2021

She was such a giving person. I so looked up to her and Shirley when I was in school. Such cool girls.

Debra Jackson
Clarksville, AR
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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Steve, Carla and families - so sorry for your loss. Your parents have both had a personal impact on our family. The angels ares rejoicing!

Kay Wilson
Ozone, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

Carla and Steve, your mom and dad have always been a part of my life as long as I can remember. Loved them both and will think of them often. My prayers are with your family now as you grieve your great loss, but rejoice knowing you will be reunited with them one day .💔❤️

Marcia Mize
Clarksville, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

So sorry Carla and Steve for your family’s loss. Praying for you all. I will always remember all the nights spent at your house and the love she showed us. She will be missed.

Shawn Ragsdale
Ozone, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

Words cannot express how much this woman has meant to me in my life. I’ve known and looked up to her my whole life. God bless and comfort the family and surround them with love for all they have endured this year. Much love Shawn

Cindy webb
Ozone, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

Carla, I'm so sorry for your loss, you have endured a lot this year, you and your family is in our prayers, she will be missed dearly 💔

Tegan Utterback
Clarksville, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

Oh Carla, I am so sorry to hear about your wonderful momma. You have had a rough year. Heaven gained a beautiful angel. Praying for peace and comfort during this time.

Leta Willis
Clarksville, AR
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Monday, November 22, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all