Shirley L. McCleskey
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March 27, 1938 - Nov. 5 2013
Shirley went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, of Alamogordo; her parents Grant and Della Ward, of Ava, Mo.; her sister JoAn McMaster, of Alamogordo; and her brother Lawrence Ward, of Ava.
She is survived by two daughters Tammy Walker and husband, Steve and their children Chris, Calvin and Kylea, of Alamogordo, and Debbie Sanderson and husband, Jim and their children Amanda, Gina, Laura and Shawn, of Alamogordo; two brothers Roy James Ward and Starlet Ray Ward, both of Madisonville Tenn.; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held at Monte Vista Cemetery at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Elwin Roach and John Clark will be officiating.
Anyone who knew Shirley is welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, moms wishes were for donation to be made to the local Boys and Girls Club and/or
in Memphis, Tenn.
She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
"Gentle Jesus meek and mild have mercy on your little child."
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 19 to Dec. 18, 2013