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May Wilson Saffold Sistare

1928 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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May Wilson Saffold Sistare

Greenwood, MS

May Wilson Saffold Sistare - March 22, 1928 - April 11, 2017

Graveside services for Mrs. May Saffold Sistare of Greenwood, MS, who died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Indywood Glen in Greenwood, will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Greenwood. The Reverend Peter Gray will officiate the services.

Mrs. Sistare was born in Greenville, MS, on March 22, 1928, to Dr. Robert Ermon Wilson and Kathleen Moore Wilson. She graduated from Greenwood High School and Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity and was active for many years in the Greenwood Garden Club and the Greenwood Junior Auxiliary, as well as her church.

Survivors include her son, Allen Saffold and his wife, Melanie, of Olive Branch, MS; daughters, Kathleen Shackelford of Coila, MS and Marguerite Holt and her husband, Lynn, of Starkville, MS; seven grandchildren, Beverly Baer, Beebe Garrard, May Grace Holt, Allen Bailey Saffold, Wilson Saffold, James Shackelford, and May Trezevant; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sistare was preceded in death by her husbands, Allen Saffold and Frank Sistare; her son, Robert Ermon Wilson Saffold; her brother, Dr. William Wilson; and her son-in-law, George Shackelford.

Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 400 Howard Street, Greenwood, MS 38930.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 12, 2017
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