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 Troy Lynn Kelems

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Troy Lynn Kelems

  • Birth 14 Nov 1956 USA
  • Death 20 Aug 2008 Caraway, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Caraway, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 29393506

Troy Lynn Kelems, 51, of Caraway, died Wednesday at his home near Caraway.
A native and life-long resident of Caraway, Troy was a retired police officer for the City of Caraway. He served 21 years in law enforcement and held over 50 certificates in law enforcement training.

Troy was a member of First Baptist Church in Caraway and a 27-year member of the Caraway Masonic Lodge where he served as Worshipful Master in 1987. He was preceded in death by a son, Joshua Kelems; his father, Elmer Kelems; his brother, Pearly Ray Kelems; and his stepfather, Lonnie Hall.

Survivors include: His Wife: Glenda Stallings Kelems;

2 Sons: Jonathan and his wife, Jennifer Kelems, and Justin Kelems and his fiancé, Courtney Thomas, all of Caraway;

His Mother: Flossie Hall of Caraway;

3 Brothers: Ricky Kelems, and Roy Kelems, both of Caraway, and Robert Hall of Monette;

2 Sisters: Melvina Richeson of Fort Smith, and Doris Farmer of Trumann;

1 Granddaughter: Hailey Kelems of Caraway; and

His father-in-law and mother-in-law: James and Geneva Stallings of Jonesboro.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at First Baptist Church in Caraway with Rev. Rick Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers include: Tyrone Koons, Glenn Boone, Asa Boatman, Terry Couch, Tim Brickell and Kenneth Faulkner.

Honorary pallbearers include: Shannon Kelems, Jason Kelems, Chris Kelems, Shawn Kelems and Dustin Kelems.

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  • Maintained by: Timothy Shortnacy
  • Originally Created by: Patsy Steele
  • Added: 28 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29393506
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Troy Lynn Kelems (14 Nov 1956–20 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29393506, citing Caraway Cemetery, Caraway, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Shortnacy (contributor 46522664) .