Jonathan Middleton, 23

Published 1:01 pm Sunday, November 22, 2020

Jonathan Middleton, age 23, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 at Region One Medical Center in Memphis. Jonathan was the son of Dr. Paul and Cynthia Middleton.

A celebration of Jonathan’s life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2,  at Calvary Baptist Church with the family receiving friends Tuesday evening, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m. at the church. There will also be a visitation prior the service Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. The committal service will be concluded 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Germantown Road in Memphis.

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Jonathan was born July 3, 1997, in Memphis to Dr. Paul Anthony and Cynthia Brooks Middleton. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville, and a 2015 graduate of South Panola High School.

Jonathan was a lover of the outdoors. At an early age, he was shown the beauty of God’s creations while hunting with his father where he became an avid hunter of turkey and deer. His greatest accomplishment was when he became a follower of Christ.

Those that will cherish Jonathan’s fun and loving memory include his daughter, Ellie Beth of Batesville; parents, Dr. Paul and Cynthia Brooks Middleton; a sister, Lauren Middleton of Batesville; and grandparents, Tony and Shirley Middleton of Hernando.

Jonathan was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Jack and Bonnie McElyea Brooks.

The family asks, that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be sent to Calvary Baptist Church, c/o Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, P.O. Box 1505, Batesville, MS 38606.