Fred Shackelford, Jr.

Friday, April 11, 2003

Fred M. Shackelford, Jr., 73, of Memphis, died on April 3, 2003 at his home.

Born on September 5, 1929 in Osceola, Shackelford was formerly of Marked Tree. He was a member and deacon of Ridgeway Baptist Church and a sales executive of MDR and Transcon Lines.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Alene Heard and Treva Finely.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah Shackelford of Memphis; one daughter, Elizabeth Boggs of Memphis; two sons, Fred M. Shackelford III and Matt Shackelford, both of Memphis; and nine grandchildren.

Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at the Ridgeway Baptist Church in Memphis, with Dr. Hal Fletcher officiating. A graveside service and interment followed at 1 p.m. at the Marked Tree Cemetery.

Murphy Funeral Home, Marked Tree, had charge of the arrangements.