Billy Jack Shirley


Billy Jack Shirley, 67, of Oakman, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Oakman.

Family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at 12 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Bethel Cemetery in Oakman. Bill Phillips will officiate.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hazel Dean Shirley; parents, Frank and Polly Shirley; siblings, Pete Kimbrell, Ann Hopson (Bill), James E. Kimbrell, and Charles F. Shirley; grandparents, Henry and America Shirley, and Dick and Annie Earnest; in-laws, Tom and Nicie Martin of Oakman, and Levert Odom; and nephews, James L. Kimbrell and Mike Kimbrell

He is survived by his wife, Angela Faye Shirley; children, Jackie Lee (Randy) of Jasper, and Billy Shirley (Christy) of Oakman; adopted son, Randy J. Smallwood of Oakman; grandchildren, Matthew Lee, Heath Miller, Billy Jack Shirley Jr., Dylan Shirley, Megan Wright, Charlie Chappel, Erica Chappel, and Gregory Chappel; 17 great-grandchildren; sibling, Victor D. Kimbrell (Lou) of Nixa, Missouri; in-laws, Woody and Willodean Ray of Illinois; a host of nieces and nephews; and loved by so many friends.

Pallbearers will be Heath Miller, Billy J. Shirley Jr., Dylan Shirley, Justin Schultz, Ronnie Franklin, and Josh Medders. Honorary pallbearer will be Randy Lee.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503