A funeral service for Shedrick Deyon Kirkland, Jr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at First Congregational Baptist Church located at 215 Legion Drive in Marksville, Louisiana.
Shedrick Deyon Kirkland, Jr., age 22, of Natchez, Mississippi, passed away on October 19, 2023. He was born on February 14, 2001, in Dallas, Texas to Shedrick Deyon Kirkland, Sr., and Mavis Chanea Prier. He was an avid sports player in his free time, especially when it came to football and basketball. Shedrick was well loved among family and friends and will be deeply missed by the many people whose lives he touched during his short life.
He was preceded in death by great grandparents, Augustine and Willie Mae Prevot and Alma Griffin, Kirby and Amy Augustine; grandparents, Louis Payne, Jr., Brenda Prevot, Gwendolyn Marshall, and Author Baldwin; great uncles, Stephen and Vaughn Augustine, Arnold, Rodney and David Prevot and Roland Kirklin; great aunts, Barbra Jean Madison and Sarah Dupar; aunt, Eileen Prier, and cousins, Jerome Augustine, Heather Prevot, Willie Williams, Cedric Prevot, Ronnie Polk and Jaundell Miller.
Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Mavis Prier of Natchez, Mississippi; father, Shedrick Kirkland, Sr., of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; grandmother, Lydia Payne; sisters, Alashia Kirkland of Marksville, and Maliah Kirkland of Baton Rouge; brothers, Xavier Kirkland of Baton Rouge, and Jalen Stewart of Baton Rouge, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends.
A visitation will be held on at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at First Congregational Baptist Church in Marksville, lasting until time of service. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery located on Little Cemetery Road in Mansura, Louisiana.