Kenneth Jackson Shelton

kenneth shelton

May 1, 1967 ~ February 3, 2023

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Kingsport, TN

Kenneth Jackson Shelton, 55, of Kingsport, TN, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023.

Born May 1, 1967 in Asheville, Kenneth was a son of Margie Shelton and of the late Hubert Jackson Shelton. He was a member of Monticello Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He enjoyed working on cars, especially to help his friends, fishing, and working with his ServPro family. He loved being a “Pappy” and spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Shelton is survived by his wife, Michele Deitz Shelton; sons, Brandon Shelton (Stacie) and Bradley Shelton (Lindsey); daughter, Brittni Brown (Jonathan); grandchildren, Nathanael and Makenzie Brown and Emma, Aria and Isabelle Shelton; sisters, Mary Searcy (Leavon) and Brenda Shelton; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, 195 Dix Creek Rd. #2, Leicester, NC 28748. Pastor Jeff Strong will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.


Funeral Service: February 11, 2023 1:00 pm

Corinth Baptist Church
195 Dix Creek Rd. No. 2
Leicester, 28748


Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery
195 Dix Creek No. 2
Leicester, NC 28748

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Thanks for letting me be a part of your family. Meet you over there. Give your Dad and Clarence a hug for me.♥️

  2. This is a wonderful family, Lord bless them and be with them in this time of sorrow, for they have endured alot of sorrow in the past 4 years. May he now be at rest with our Lord at at peace🙏

  3. I love you more than you ever knew. I will always love you. My heart aches to have you here with me, but your body was in so much pain. I am thankful that the pain is gone. I know that you are with family, friends, and God, but my heart still aches for you. I love you, I love you, I love you, and I always will.

  4. Shelton Family,
    I would like to send my condolences to you at this time of grief. Ken was as gentle and kind. He will be truly missed. Love and prayers to all. ❤️❤️🙏🙏

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