OBITUARY: Kelvin Stephen Gregory


Mr. Kelvin Stephen Gregory, age 70 of Portland, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at his residence.

Mr. Gregory was born on November 5, 1952 in Lafayette, Tennessee to the late Rom and Ruth Jones Gregory.

Along with his parents, Mr. Gregory was preceded in death by his sister, Delores Jones.

Mr. Gregory is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Debbie Gregory; children, Jay (Pam) Gregory, Nathan (Amber) Gregory, and Keri (Jonathan) Scearce; grandchildren, Amanda (Zak) Taylor, Eric Warren, Jaycob (Brandee) Gregory, Noah Scearce, Dalton Gregory, Kelsey Gregory, and Lily Scearce; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Taylor and Morgan Taylor; brother, Joel Gregory; sisters, Diane Gregory and Kathy Evitts.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, January 22nd at 2 PM from the chapel of Sellars Family Heritage at Portland with Rob Kline officiating. Interment will follow the service at Maple Hill Cemetery with Jason Evitts, Darrel Jones, Phillip Dean, David Jones, Brian Kelley, Stevie Broadway, Chris Reeves, and Bobby Bolton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Warren, Jaycob Gregory, Noah Scearce, and Dalton Gregory. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, January 21st from 4-8 PM and Sunday, January 22nd from 1 PM until time of service at 2 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at

Arrangements by Sellars Family Heritage at Portland, 610 N. Broadway Street, Portland, TN 37148. (615)325-5010, obit line (615)325-9725. Online condolences can now be made at


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