Monday, November 4, 2013

Shirley Dempsey

Mrs. Shirley Ann Gore Dempsey, 67, died Sunday, November 3, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. Memorial services will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 6th, at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be at a later date. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. until the service time Wednesday. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Dempsey was born February 24, 1946, in Winston County, MS. She was a caregiver and homemaker, and attended First United Pentecostal Church. She loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.

She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Windham of Louisville, MS, Sheila Criddle of Philadelphia, MS, Danita Jones of Noxapater, MS, and Carolyn Prisock of Louisville, MS; her son, Daniel Dempsey of Philadelphia, MS; one sister, Lorraine Nation of Kosciusko, MS; grandchildren, Kari Windham, David “Buddy” Windham, Sabrina Diane Eaves, Clay Swindle, and Jaak Dempsey; and great grandchildren, Gavin Windham, Caden Windham, and Shyann Barrett; and numerous others whom she considered her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elsie Pearl “Tommie” Howard and William Gore; and a sister, Willie Mae Jones.

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