Clarence Shelby Sr.

Published 12:28 am Saturday, February 5, 2011

Clarence “Rock” Shelby Sr. died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his home. He was 41.

Mr. Shelby was a member of Locust Grove M.B. Church. He was a coach and mentor for the Vicksburg Browns football team.

Survivors include his wife, Deobrah E. Shelby of Vicksburg; his daughter, Brittany Shelby of Vicksburg; three sons, Reginald “Binkie” Perkins of Desoto, Texas, Corey D. Perkins and Clarence D. Shelby Jr., both of Vicksburg; his mother, Barbara “Smeg” Shelby of Vicksburg; his stepfather, Joe Parson of Vicksburg; four brothers, Antonio McGloster of Jackson, and Dion McGloster, Davon “Sprout” McGloster and Dexter Clark, all of Vicksburg; nine grandchildren; and other relatives and friends including the Prentiss, Brown, Carter, Caldwell, Knight and Cooksey families.

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Williams Funeral Service has charge of arrangements.