Shirley Ann Whitfield

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Shirley Ann Whitfield, 71, Little Rock, Ark. went home to be with the Lord on July 9, 2014 at Baptist Health Hospital. She was born Easter Sunday April 25, 1943 to the late James and Ruby Chandler in Dallas, Texas. She married the love of her life Elwood J. Whitfield January 25, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents and bro-in-law William Robert Whitfield. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Elwood J. Whitfield, son, David Lee Whitfield of Indianapolis, Ind., daughter, Kimberly Ann Brown of Little Rock, Ark., sister, Carolyn Joyce Foster (Larry) of Forney, Texas, brother, Harold Dwain Chandler (Regina) of East Twakoni, Texas, sisters-in-law, Goldie Jean Whitehead (Morris) of Thessalon, Ontario, Robena Carolina Ford (Art) of Beamsville, Ontario, Diamond Irene Rancourt (Jay) of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, brothers-in-law, John H.M. Whitfield (Diane) of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Charles C.F. Whitfield (Linda) of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and Lawrence Edward Whitfield (Lily) of Beamsville, Ontario.; five grandchildren, Christina Lea Ann Owen (Tim) of Ft. Smith, Ark., Heather Layne Bowers of Little Rock, Ark., Timothy Jonathan Whitfield of Indianapolis, Ind., Rebekah Joy Whitfield of Indianapolis, Ind. and Peter Bryan Whitfield of Indianapolis, Ind. as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Shirley was a faithful member of the Somers Ave Church of Christ for 38 years and had an infectious laugh that everybody loved. She was a homemaker, loving wife and superb grandma to all her grandchildren of which she gave her whole heart too. She will be greatly missed by everyone she knows and became friends with. Visitation will be held at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home 7724 Landers Rd N.L.R., Ark. Friday, July 11, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Somers Ave Church of Christ 4801 Somers Ave North Little Rock, Ark. at 2 p.m. with Bro. Oran Burt officiating. A private family burial will be at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Guest may register at

Published July 11, 2014

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