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Shirley Fay Burchette


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Shirley Fay Burchette Obituary
Shirley Fay Burchette

Shirley passed away March 7, 2016 in Torrance, California. She was born in Dallas, Texas to Samuel Louis and Ardenia Shepherd on August 14, 1939. The family relocated to California in 1944. Shirley received her high school diploma from Venice high School and associate degree from Santa Monica City College.

Shirley worked in the aircraft industry for many years. She spent her last years before retiring working as a receptionist in a medical office in the South Bay. She was a blessing to all who knew her because of her love for people and winning smile. Shirley was a member of the Bethel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ under the late Elder Samuel L. Shepherd where she enjoyed singing in the choir and working with the youth ministry. Later, she joined the West Angeles COGIC under Bishop Charles E. Blake, attending Sunday School and Morning Worship.

Shirley leaves to cherish her memory and celebrate her life many relatives and friends, including her son, Diondre Fleming; sister, Carolyn Shepherd; granddaughter, Deanna Bruno; nephew, Warren Shepherd and uncle, Charles Shepherd. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Edward Fleming, and brother, Jackie Shepherd. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 1, 2016
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