Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

Tyler Alan Helton, 26

Tyler Alan Helton, 26, of Sherwood, passed away May 30, 2020. He was born August 22, 1993 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Paul Alan Helton and Brandi Melissa Helton.

Tyler enjoyed fishing, golfing, 4-wheeler riding, basketball, playing pool, and hunting. He above all was excited to be planning for the birth of his first child.

Tyler was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Richard C. Smith and Tommie Del Smith; and paternal grandmother Rita Sue Helton.

Tyler leaves behind his father Paul Alan Helton (Pam); mother Brandi Melissa Helton (Chris); sister Tiffany Leigh Helton; love of his life Brandi Nacol Sticklin; un-born first child due November 2020 “Peanut”; paternal grandfather Dale Helton, Sr; uncles Dale Helton, Jr, Mike Smith (Jennifer), and Kevin Smith (Carla); cousins Kylie Smith, Hailey Smith, and Jordan Smith; and many other family and friends to carry on his memory.

Tyler’s Visitation will be Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:30-6pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Memorial Service will follow at 6pm.

In light of the current health situation, Tyler’s family asks that anyone who is feeling ill to please refrain from attending services and the family will be grateful for your thoughts and prayers; for those who do not wish to attend due to health concerns, the family understands. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, there will be a limit of 50 guests, all guests over age 10 must wear a face covering to attend and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Tyler’s family is requesting memorials be made in his memory to Brandi Stricklin at Eagle Bank on Kiehl Avenue in Sherwood, Arkansas.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


Please see below link for Tyler’s Tribute Video:


  • Markann Young Posted June 1, 2020 5:09 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss, please know that prayers and love are being sent to the family 🙏🏻❤️

  • Shelley Mount Posted June 1, 2020 5:22 PM

    Such a handsome man with a beautiful soul. My family’s prayers, thoughts and love to Brandi Helton, Brandi Nacol and family ♡

  • Amanda Warren-Newton Posted June 1, 2020 6:51 PM

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers for you alll

  • Judy Dover Posted June 2, 2020 5:40 PM

    We are so saddened to hear of Tyler’s death. Praying for his family. 🙏🏻 Doug, Judy and Cody Dover

  • Stephanie Andrews Posted June 2, 2020 9:36 PM

    My heart and prayers to the entire family. Absolutely heart broken for you all.

  • Christine Milligan-Neff Posted June 2, 2020 11:09 PM

    So saddened to hear of your loss. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  • Ranelle Roman Posted June 3, 2020 9:04 AM

    I’m am so sorry about your loss. Tyler was such a sweet young man while playing ball with my son Zachary. My thoughts and prayers are with you

  • Kim Clark Posted June 3, 2020 10:50 AM

    I’ll always remember the summer Tyler went to St. Louis with our Girl Scout troop. He was the only boy with 20 girls that had just completed the 5th grade. He was so much fun. His smile was infectious. I pray that God will strengthen you during the very difficult time.

  • Janet Borders Posted June 3, 2020 12:41 PM

    Brandi, I am so sorry to hear about Tyler. He is so handsome. You will definitely be in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold you a little tighter during this time.

  • Judy Stone Posted June 3, 2020 12:44 PM

    So sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you and your family, Brandi! God bless you all!

  • Dwan Bailey Posted June 3, 2020 1:44 PM

    I am so sorry about Tyler. He was handsome, polite and always smiling the few times I have seen him. I have been praying for you all..

  • Katelann Henry Posted June 3, 2020 2:07 PM

    Brandi, my love, thoughts, and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God help ease your pain.

  • Tracy Dennis Posted June 3, 2020 9:35 PM

    Sending our thoughts and prayers to Tyler and all of his family. Tyler and Jonathan were very close and best friends and we always enjoyed having Tyler visiting us. He was a very kind and sweet young man that we know that you were proud of. RIP Tyler and God Bless. You will be missed dearly by many.

  • Jeffrey G. Fulmer Posted June 4, 2020 7:56 PM

    This boy saved my life more times than I can count! He was so kind and protective to me even when I didn’t deserve it! He was the best man I ever had the privilege to call my friend! I love you and will remember you everyday to keep you with me! Until we meet again you will be my brother always! I love you

  • Michael Henderson Posted June 11, 2020 8:10 AM

    My deepest condolences for the families loss.

  • Chris Posted June 12, 2020 10:25 AM

    I just want you to know I miss you buddy. You were so full of life, and such a contagious smile and laughter. I will and do miss our sports talks and you giving me a hard time about the Cowboys.

  • Will Harris Posted March 17, 2021 11:18 PM

    Forever grateful for a friend like you.

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