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Shirley May Westerfield

January 15, 1916 — December 21, 2019

Shirley May Westerfield

Mrs. Shirley May Wynne Westerfield, 103, of Merigold, MS , passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at her home in Merigold, MS. Shirley was born January 15, 1916, in Merigold to Dr. Andrew Monroe Wynne and Olyve O'Brien Wynne. On June 28, 1944, she married Dr. James A. Westerfield in Merigold, MS. She went to elementary and high school in Merigold, MS then went on to attend Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and Graduated from Delta State University with a degree in Education. Shirley was a member of Tri Delta Sorority and continued as active alumni. She worked for many years helping her father and Husband's medical clinic in Merigold, Ms. Shirley loved spending time with her husband and children at Merigold Hunting Club and in later year's grandchildren. She was an active member of Merigold Methodist Church and enjoyed the fellowship of the many activities of the church. Shirley lived her whole life in Merigold and was revered as a pillar of the community as she was the oldest living resident in Merigold. Shirley was very involved with her grandson's Jon and Jack Westerfield. Shirley enjoyed her visits and calls from her nieces Mary and Libby from Texas. She is survived by her grandsons Jon Andrew Wynne Westerfield and James "Jack" Monroe Wynne Westerfield and great granddaughter Ella Grace Westerfield and daughter in-law Kim Brown Westerfield. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Dr. James A. Westerfield, sons James "Jim" Augustus Westerfield JR and Andrew Monroe Wynne Westerfield parents Dr. Andrew Monroe Wynne and Olyve O'brien Wynne , sisters Olyve Stuart Wynne, Lorraine Wynne, and Nell Wynn and brothers Dr. John "Jack" O. Wynn and Andrew "Breezy" Monroe Wynne Jr. Pallbearers were Jack Westerfield, Jon Westerfield, Ken McGarrh, Bailey McGarrh, Park Hiter, Jim Meyer, Ed Meyer, and Pat Wynne. Honorary Pall Bearer was Dr. Jon Meyer.

Visitation



10:30 am - 11:00 am Monday, December 23, 2019
Merigold Methodist Church 206 S Church Street Merigold, Mississippi, United States

Funeral Service



11:00 am - 11:30 am Monday, December 23, 2019
Merigold Methodist Church 206 S Church Street Merigold, Mississippi, United States
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