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(September 13, 1927 – February 18, 2013)

Mr. J.A. Shackelford, 85 of Vernon, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:00 am from Vernon Full Gospel Worship Center with Bro. James Godsey officiating. Military honor graveside service and burial will follow in Fellowship Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.

Pallbearers: Randy Lockhart, Steve Lockhart, Johnny Boone, Delbert Vice, Tom Goodwin and Steve Madison.

J.A. was born September 13, 1927 in Columbus, MS to the late James Allen “Jim” and Edna Lenora “Nonie” Thomas Shackelford. He served in the US Army, was a US Air Force retiree and also was retired from Emerson where he worked as a machinist. J.A. enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, wrestling, coin collecting and playing soliatre.

Survived by: Sons: Clifton Shackelford, Vernon, AL Lee Shackelford, Hamilton, AL James Doyle Shackelford, Nauvoo, AL Step-Son: Terry Pennington, Vernon, AL Daughter: Peggie Merchant, Vernon, AL Step-Daughters: Kathy Glasgow, Corinth, MS Rena (Kelly Ray) Robinson, Vernon, AL Carol (Randy) Lockhart, Vernon, AL 16 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by: Parents: Jim and Nonie Shackelford Wife: Laura Kathleen Taylor Shackelford Daughter: Lenora Shackelford Granddaughter: Angela Kelly Great Granddaughter: Mary Hawkins 6 Brothers and 4 Sisters.

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