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Kelen “Jearld” Daughtry

Funeral services were held March 18, 2023, at China Lee M.B. Church, Silver Creek, for Kelen “Jearld” Daughtry, 56, who passed away on March 7 at his residence. Rev. Jerry Earl officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Daughtry was the son of the late Fred and Evon Mae Haynes Stringer. He loved to hunt, fish, and spend time with his family.
He is survived by six stepchildren, Dale, Ray, Chester, Tasha, and Monique Hammond, all of Gulfport; Patrick McGee, Pueblo, Colo.; sisters, Alberta Brown, Brookhaven; Helen “Shearl” Daughtry, Jackson; brothers, March, Lyman, Lucius (Ora) Daughtry, Silver Creek; Rowdy (Gloria) Daughtry, Madison; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.